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Lizzy Baldwin, creator of My Little Book Blog, praises Louise Wareham Leonard's writing style, calling it "beautiful and languid."
Mary Sojourner, from KNAU, interviews Mark Rozema and discusses his first memoir, Road Trip. She brings up the focus Road Trip has on grace and the gift of being in the natural world; calling it "beautiful... and would heartily reccommend it."
Rachael Tague, of Cleaver Magazine, recently reviewed Brad Wethern's Kids in the Wind. She comments on how Wethern seems to blend the lines between imagination and reality by saying his stories "fall just one beat short of reality, but I couldn’t help but believe them, and by the end of the book, I felt like I had walked alongside the General through all of his adventures."
Kristofer Collins, from Pittsburgh Magazine, calls Gainey's the Gaffer a "treasure trove of backstage stories" refering to her 35 years as chief lighting technician in Hollywood.
Timothy Lindner of The Literary Review gave a great review for Gary Dop's Father, Child, Water! Lindner spotlights and relates to how Dop focuses on paternal relationships and their ability to shape our character.
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: