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Having Been an Accomplice

by Jennifer Fandel

In “Would I Be Able to Stand,” the first poem of Laura Cronk’s collection, a woman tests the boundaries, real and imagined, of herself. “Would I be able to stand / a horse charging past?” she asks, and suddenly horse hooves... Read More

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June Fourth Elegies

by Jennifer Fandel

"June Fourth Elegies" is the first book of poetry translated into English by Chinese political dissident Liu Xiaobo, winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. A leading activist during the Tiananmen Square protests and author of the human... Read More

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Secret Wounds

by Jennifer Fandel

In his poem “A Psychiatrist’s Double Life,” Richard M. Berlin takes readers to the heart of his collection: “I became a doctor-poet / and my colleagues shunned me twice, / once out of fear I could read / their minds, and again... Read More

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Neighborhood Register

by Jennifer Fandel

In Marcus Jackson’s first collection of poems, "Neighborhood Register", the poet reveals himself as no ordinary chronicler of the places and people and events that make up a neighborhood, for his love seeps into every chink in the... Read More

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Slow Gardening

by Jennifer Fandel

Inspired by the Slow Food movement, which embraces home cooking as a way to celebrate local food and the traditions that surround it, garden writer Felder Rushing proposes a new approach to gardening. In his book "Slow Gardening",... Read More

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