Angled approaches, revealing inner character one carefully chosen word at a time, are a Reibetanz specialty. In the Porcupine Quill’s wonderful collection "The Essential John Reibetanz", exquisite poems focus on subjects both... Read More
Interview with the Author
Sadly, the US is far from the post-racial ideal so many of us are ready to give it credit for.
Interview with the Author
To stay strong and whole often requires that you defend your you-ness.
Book of the Day
White is a rare work of fiction in which one can get lost in storytelling and grow as a thinker at the same time.
Book of the Day Roundup August 13-August 17
Another week, another roundup!
Where Are We Going?
What comes to your mind when you pick up a graphic novel? Is it the pictures? The plot? What if instead, the thought was the destination?
The pictographs read like nature-administered Rorschach tests, with interpretations revealing themselves after prolonged analysis. Pictographs: The Graphic Art of James Simon Mishibinijima showcases the intriguing and haunting art of a... Read More
With her deeply searching observations and trippy, winding way with words, P. K. Page was ahead of her time. Renowned Canadian poet P. K. Page wrote a great quantity of spellbinding prose in her time, in addition to the poetry that made... Read More
Dynamic line breaks, phrasing, and wordplay propel these poems forward. Divided into three numbered sections, Jeffery Donaldson’s "Fluke Print" explores writing, relationships, and heartbreak, always alert to the chance nature of what... Read More
Our planet is home to millions of species of animals and, from the most common to the most exotic, each one has something that makes them extraordinary in their own way. For instance, most frogs breathe through their skin, some fish can... Read More
Reviewer Mya Alexice Talks Racism with Margaret Hagerman, Author of White Kids One of the flimsiest of racial stereotypes is the idea that poor, uneducated folks harbor the most intense racist sentiments, and that the higher up the... Read More
Reviewer Kristine Morris Interviews Cristien Storm, Author of Empowered Boundaries: Speaking Truth, Setting Boundaries, and Inspiring Social Change You, as an individual, exist in a small bubble, separate from the seven billion other... Read More
This is an excellent entry into the work of a respected poet. "The Essential Dorothy Roberts" is a subtle and graceful poetry collection. Roberts, who died in 1993, came from a family of poets and was encouraged to follow in their... Read More