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Review of Bill Neumire’s Estrus

Review of Bill Neumire’s Estrus

  Last year Bill Neumire won our staff prize for his poem  “Think of the Mercy of Volcanoes” which appeared in mojo 2 and closes his recent book, Estrus.   The book was released by Alrich Press. Neumire’s collection establishes a speaker in combat.  The central…

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How Pinckney Benedict’s Miracle Boy and Other Stories Changed the Way I Read.

How Pinckney Benedict’s Miracle Boy and Other Stories Changed the Way I Read.

It’s a rare thing for me to love a book unconditionally, so why can’t I stop myself from trying? Sometimes the best I can ask for when a friend lends me one of their favorites is to walk away unoffended. Similarly, the few times I…

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Review of Mathew Burnside’s “Escapologies”

Review of Mathew Burnside’s “Escapologies”

20 Reasons to Read “Escapologies” Here are 20 reasons why you need to pick up a copy of Matthew Burnside’s new chapbook “Escapologies” from Red Bird Chapbooks. Each of these lines is from “Escapologies”, which was printed by Red Bird Chapbooks in 2013. “in your…

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Review of Rick Bass’ In My Home There Is No More Sorrow: Ten Days in Rwanda

Review of Rick Bass’ In My Home There Is No More Sorrow: Ten Days in Rwanda

Rick Bass visited Rwanda in 2011 with his wife and teenage daughter, accompanied by Terry Tempest Williams. The group put together a writing workshop at Rwanda’s only remaining national university in Butare, and they briefly toured various parts of the country as well. In My…

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