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Jeannine Hall Gailey from The Rumpus wrote a great review about her excitement on reading Amy Uyematsu's The Yellow Door.
Congratulations to Amy Uyematsu for this fabulous review by Lee Rossi for The Pedestal Magazine!
Robert Stewart, of New Letters, reviewed Gary Dop's Father, Child, Water. He praises Dop who uses his words sparingly, but they are able to give readers enough information about the complexity of the poem's characters.
Barry Wallenstein, of the American Book Review, published a review of The Luba Poems for their May/June 2015 issue. He praises Colette Inez's wording and how they are able to draw the reader in.
Josh Cook, writing for Sugar House Review, published a review about Father, Child, Water and discussed how Dop made poetry more inviting rather than a challenge.
Last month, Ruth Foley, writing for the Atticus Review, discussed how Dop is able to maintain the consistent voice in his multiple narratives. She goes on noting that the poems are "tight and focused" along with saying:
Kayla Greenwell from Blotterature reviews How to Carry Bigfoot Home and discusses how Chris Tarry is able to prove his points with a mix of humor and satire.
Over the weekend, Rebecca Bornstein, writing for The Rumpus, published a review of Celeste Gainey's the GAFFER, and raved about the use of contrastig tones in the book:
Last month, Audrey Quinn, writing for NewPages, published a review of Elissa Washuta's brilliant memoir My Body is a Book of Rules, and loved Elissa's mixture ofnormal life with larger themes.
Recently, Sara Lippmann, writing for Sunday Salon, interviewed Red Hen author Chris Tarry about his new short story collection, How To Carry Bigfoot Home, his writing process, his music, and a few other subjects. Chris has great things to say as he shared his view on the place of humor in fiction:
Recently, Samir Atassi, writing for the River Teeth Journal, published a review of Elissa Washuta's memoir, My Body Is a Book of Rules, and had great things to say about her unique method of storytelling.
Recently, The Conversant published a conversation between Red Hen author Adrianne Kalfopoulou and Jane Satterfield. The two discuss everything from genre, to motherhood, to biculturalism.
Recently, Library Journal Express Review published a review of Jim Knipfel's new novel, Residue, and had great things to say about the book's tone and sense of humor.
Recently, Kevin Rippin, writing for Monkeybicycle, published a review on David Mason's poetry collection, Sea Salt, Poems of a Decade: 2004-2014, and had some great things to say:
The Spring Issue of The Georgia Review will feature a review by Jo McDougall of William Trowbridge's poetry collection, Put This On, Please. Here are some of the great things Jo had to say about the book:
Recently, Gary Dop, writing for the Green Mountains Review, reviewed William Trowbridge's poetry collection Put This On, Please, and had high praise for the book's balance of the serious and the comedic.
Recently, Kim Winternheimer, writing for Masters Review, published a review of Chris Tarry's new story collection How To Carry Bigfoot Home, and she sang Chris' praises.
Last month, Connie T. Braun, writing for Prism Magazine, published a review of Gary Geddes' poetry collection, What Does A House Want?: Selected Poems, and perfectly captured Gary's briliance.
Steve Pfarrer of Gazette Net explores questions On Hurricane Island brings to the table:
"Gainey’s first full-length poetry collection, the GAFFER, combines reflections on her lighting career with childhood memories and gender bending to illuminate the emergence of a female gaffer in the 1970s… Gainey cannot avoid light in her poems: Only a gaffer would notice the burning terminal lights, yet only a poet would think to write about them and then to feel that all of those rays are symbolic of some celestial place."