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Book Review

The Tiny Journalist

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Written to honor youth activists Janna Jihad Ayyad and her cousin Ahed Tamimi, Naomi Shihab Nye’s "The Tiny Journalist" uses poetry to blend stories and speak truth to power about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Amid unfathomable... Read More

Book Review

80 Poems

by Edith Wairimu

With its wide spectrum of topics and styles, "80 Poems" is an alternately thoughtful and playful collection. Roger Wayne Turkington’s transformative collection "80 Poems" offers wisdom within its musical verses. The book’s prevalent... Read More

Book Review

Love in Winter

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

"Love in Winter" reaches for the art of poetry to clothe a father’s naked grief. William Edmund Evans’s Love in Winter: Missing Ryan collects poems written in the long season of grief. As its speaker navigates the first winter after... Read More

Book Review

Museum of Stones

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

In Lynn Lurie’s "Museum of Stones", a woman experiences parenting as a cross between profound love and constant, only sometimes low-grade terror. Swinging between the past and the present, the novel moves from the mother’s rough... Read More

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