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Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers, Book Reviewer

Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers is a farmer, book critic, poet, and writer. She earned a B.A. in English from Penn State and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing and M.A. in Applied Linguistics from Old Dominion University. A National Book Critics Circle Emerging Critic, her critical work has appeared in Foreword Reviews, The Los Angeles Review, and Literary Mama

Her creative work has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize in Flash Fiction, was a semifinalist in the 2015 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award and the 2016 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry, and has been published in Gulf Stream, IthacaLit, Menacing Hedge, and SWWIM Every Day, among others. She lives in rural Virginia, but you can find her talking about books and other passions on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook: @lmontgomeryrodgers|Twitter: @murderopilcrows

Book Review

Echoes of the Fall

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Hank Early’s "Echoes of the Fall" is an updated, modern take on noir detective novels with a Southern Gothic edge, trading gritty urban streets for seedy small town life in north Georgia’s Coulee County, where religion and violence... Read More

Book Review

Happy like This

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

The private, intimate stories of Ashley Wurzbacher’s Happy Like This navigate deciphering oneself with impeccable logic. Unfastening and opening the shell around each narrator’s heart, answers hang over the collection, both banner... Read More

Book Review

Divide Me by Zero

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Katya Geller has been making her living as a writer for the past twelve years, all the more impressive because she’s a Russian immigrant writing in English. But making a living as a writer requires you to write, and now she’s stalled... Read More

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