Jeffery Beam and the Celebration of Beauty: Discuss by Jillian Robinson

February of this year saw the reissue of two of award-winning, North Carolina poet Jeffery Beam’s collections: the aptly-titled Midwinter Fires and the gloriously minimalist  MountSeaEden. Originally published in 1990 by French Broad Press, Midwinter Fires is a skillfully-woven tapestry of emotions that fully lives up to the ReBound series’ claim to select:- “..outstanding out-of-printContinue reading “Jeffery Beam and the Celebration of Beauty: Discuss by Jillian Robinson”

Zachary Fishel reviews Tea at the Grand Tazi by Alexandra Singer

Alexandra Singer’s new book Tea at the Grand Tazi, is a dervish of underground secrets and a story full of twists and turns that take you through the rough streets of Morocco, a place where few people dare to leave the main drag. The journey unfolds as Maia is referred to an old colleague ofContinue reading “Zachary Fishel reviews Tea at the Grand Tazi by Alexandra Singer”

Jenny Catlin reviews The Last Man by R.L. Swihart

The Last Man R.L. Swihart Kanev Books; March 20, 2012 I am in the habit of agreeing to time consuming tasks that I don’t really have time to complete. The Last Man is one of my recent over extensions but it is also a reminder of why I say yes to most anything written, becauseContinue reading “Jenny Catlin reviews The Last Man by R.L. Swihart”

Poetry Issue # 144

Teachers and students are some of the worst people on the face of the earth, those which arrogantly pursue truth in the cobweb-covered and archaic spectacle of academia. It’s a demented process. So much so that recent studies have shown that 99.8 percent of English majors and teachers suffer from schizophrenia, deviant sexual gratification, subversiveContinue reading “Poetry Issue # 144”