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The Jungle

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

In Calais, France, there is a horrifying encampment known as The Jungle that teems with people who’ve who fled wars and violence. Faced with overcrowding, police brutality, and political ennui, their dreams slowly fester. Residents... Read More

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Better Times

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Moving from the recent past into the future, Sara Batkie’s short story collection "Better Times" traverses lives that are subtly or drastically twisted away from what is familiar. Mystery and surrealism underlie the mundane, their... Read More

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Sinjar

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Susan Shand was working as a television producer in the Kurdish Service of Voice of America in 2014. Unbeknownst to her, she was about to witness the first genocide of the twenty-first century. "Sinjar" covers the fourteen days when... Read More

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Cry Wilderness

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

A bit of a fish story (if fish were replaced with political fisticuffs), Frank Capra’s "Cry Wilderness" follows a fictionalized Capra to a wilderness cabin in the high Sierra and into local politics, where two long-term... Read More

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