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Q&A: Francisco Aragón of Letras Latinas

Date: February 15, 2024

In 2004, Francisco Aragón launched Letras Latinas under the Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) at the University of Notre Dame. As the institute’s literary arm, Letras Latinas has a mission […]

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Reviews:

Ishmael Reed reviews The Dancer and the Dance

Date: April 13, 2009

Jack Foley The Dancer and the Dance. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $19.95 (280p) ISBN 978-1-59709-094-0I think that many critics are into duplication, willing to accept, meekly, any orthodoxy. Jack Foley […]

Debra Kang Dean reviews Cooling Board: A Long Playing Poem

Date: April 13, 2009

Mitchell Douglas Cooling Board: A Long Playing Poem. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $19.95 (112p) ISBN 978-1-59709-140-4Cooling Board, Mitchell Douglas' debut collection, is a labor of love and gives expression to […]

Small Press Bookwatch reviews The Common Fire

Date: April 13, 2009

The Common Fire Shelley Savren. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $12.95 (88p) ISBN 978-1-888996-96-8Winner of the 1994 John David Johnson Memorial Poetry Award, Shelley Savren is the recipient of nine California […]

Rachel Richmond reviews Cold Angel of Mercy

Date: April 13, 2009

Cold Angel of Mercy Amy Randolph. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $11.95 (72p) ISBN 1-888996-55-2A nature-touched spirit penetrates Amy Randolph's book of thirty-eight poems. These poems are filled with dreams of […]

Phoebe Journal reviews Cartographies

Date: April 13, 2009

Cartographies Maurya Simon. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $18.95 (104p) ISBN 978-1-59709-387-3 Maurya Simon's resume reads like that of a literary superstar. Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1990 and the […]

Steven Hansen reviews Burning Tulips

Date: April 13, 2009

Burning Tulips Diane Payne. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $15.95 (156p) ISBN 978-1-888996-89-0The terms 'memoir' and 'novel' are not as easily blended as PB&J; nor do they make half as good […]

Anthony Julian Tamburri reviews Books and Rough Business

Date: April 13, 2009

Books and Rough Business Tullio Pironti. Red Hen (CDC, dist.), $20.95 (240p) ISBN 978-1-59709-129-9Tullio Pironti's Books and Rough Business is, on the one hand, a wonderful metaphor about the publishing […]

B.H. Fairchild reviews Body Painting

Date: April 13, 2009

Body Painting Jane Hilberry. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $13.95 (72 p) ISBN 1-59709-013-1If this is the book of the body, its lineaments are those of not only erotic but spiritual […]

Publishers Weekly reviews Bestiary

Date: April 7, 2009

Bestiary Elise Paschen. Red Hen (CDC, dist.), $16.95 (80p) ISBN 978-1-56709-131-2The passionate, yet controlled, third volume from Paschen (Infidelities) pursues the likenesses between human beings and other sorts of beasts: […]

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