The Silent G by Arpine Konyalian Grenier’s

Reviewed by Rich Murphy The Silent G, Arpine Konyalian Grenier’s fifth collection of poetry was published by Corrupt Press of Luxembourg. The collection involves the reader as though we were sitting around a séance table taking part in calling forth victims of violent historical moments. That kind of engagement with the reader is what poets …

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Let’s Chat with Poet and Artist Robert Erlandson

Today we have a very special interview with poet and artist Robert Erlandson by fellow author Carol Smallwood. Smallwood is a literary reader, judge, and interviewer who recently published a poetry collection Patterns: Moments in Time. Smallwood: A member of Michigan Writers, you were born in Detroit; what other places have you lived or traveled? Do …

The Wanderers By Sarah Barkoff

Reviewed by Aaron Sommers "We pursue that which retreats from us," said the existentialist philosopher Martin Heidegger.  The quote pertains to desires, happiness or knowledge--and it also describes the protagonist's journey in The Wanderers, a fast-paced, eminently readable debut novel by Sarah Barkoff. The novel kicks off in the unsettled world of a post-Hurricane Sandy …

Let’s Chat with Poet Theresa Rodriguez

Today we have a very special interview with poet Theresa Rodriguez by fellow author Carol Smallwood. Smallwood is a literary reader, judge, and interviewer who recently published a poetry collection Patterns: Moments in Time. Smallwood: Your latest collection, Sonnets covers many topics among the 37 poems including the sonnet itself. Evan Mantyk, President, Society of Classical …