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Publisher's Note: Indie Books Matter

by Victoria Sutherland

Happy New Year! My holidays were spent catching up on a lot of reading. In our twenty-four hour, back and forth drive to Southwest Florida—to see both sides of our family—I got through a seven week pile of the The New Yorker, two... Read More

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Welcome to the Anthropocene

by Matt Sutherland

Because the universe is big and all but incomprehensible, the average Jills and Joes don’t dare ask too many existential questions. It is left to poets to face the truth in those places the rest of us fear to tread. The author of... Read More

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Deep Calls to Deep

by Matt Sutherland

Immersion in the study of ancient history lends itself to a dream state of being, and biblical history is even further down the rabbit hole. There is good poetry to be had in these mists-of-time places and Jane Medved has her way with... Read More

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Telling My Father

by Matt Sutherland

Woefully unfair. Dedicated to a deceased father, this collection is so powerful and precious, it’s heartbreaking to realize how meaningful it would have been for the old man, if he had the chance to read it. Oh, James Crews, your dad... Read More

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Commodore

by Matt Sutherland

Jacqueline Waters is practiced at the velvet glove-iron fist approach to poetry, at times finessing or obscuring the poem’s impact so that when it lands, the force is staggering. Her poetry has appeared in Harper’s, Chicago Review,... Read More

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