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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

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

A Hawk in the Woods

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

“Like anyone on the uphill side of middle age,” newscaster Abigail Waite had “secretly harbored a hope that she was unique in all the world and the day would never come for her.” But she’s just been diagnosed with stage III... Read More

Book Review

Attend

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

In West Camel’s "Attend", something mythic lingers just below the surface of Deptford, England, that will bind together three lives at loose ends. A recovering drug addict, middle-aged Anne has moved home to face her family, sobriety,... Read More

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