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Recent Fiction

Bystander, by Jen Bergmark
The pond, manmade, felt real in a city with a concrete trench for a river.

Recent Poetry

Some Things Are Decided Before You Are Born, by Marissa Glover
Doctors cannot tell you when you’re born / how many pitches your arm contains.

Recent CNF

Freddy Krueger is Not Real, by Dina Peone
I was under the covers in my sister’s bedroom, deep asleep, while flames spread from a nearby candle.

In The Limelight: Totally Hip Review of Katerina by Ron Charles at The Washington Post


by Jen Bergmark

Technically, you needed only one eye to take a photo, but you needed the other to see.



by Lois P. Jones

In your next life you will be / birthed in needles / of hoarfrost, your eyes still / in the blue gauze between

The Mourner’s Song

The Mourner’s Song

by Roy White

You can die in January if you want, / and lots of people do, but this far north, / nobody gets into the ground till spring.



by Mike O’Mary

“Put on your winter coat and get a warm blanket,” I told my daughter. “We’re going out to look at Christmas lights.”



by Joseph Fasano

You’ve seen them in the deep sleep / of the season: figures sitting in a garden, / light on their faces as you enter.

Living With Lies

Living With Lies

by Gita M. Smith

Whenever someone asks me, “So, what do you do?” I like to say, “I am a crash test dummy tech for the National Highway Traffic Safety folks.”

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Kazuo Ishiguro won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

A novel about trees by NBA winner Richard Powers

Soars up through the canopy of American literature —Ron Charles, Washington Post

The true story of a wilderness girl turned socialite

Concise, thoughtful, and well-researched —Kirkus Reviews

A provocative debut about the emotional price of success

Beautifully imagined and flawlessly executed —Joyce Carol Oates

A poetry debut that boldly confronts addiction

An electric current runs through the collection that keeps the reader going —Library Journal (starred review)


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