The writing is deft and controlled, as natural and unforced as breath--which makes it impossible to look away.
is edgy and original, a hair-raising exploration of the ripple effects of an unthinkable crime.
As Blunschi’s voice slips under the skin of these people, and flows in their bloodstreams, the reader can’t help but think, this could be me.
–Lucy Jane Bledsoe, author of A Thin Bright Line and The Big Bang Symphony Buy online This second book of poems by Cody Walker offers an unlikely array of characters: Edward Lear, Mitt Romney, Amy Clampitt, and Andy Kaufman share the stage.
The narrator may compare himself to a grackle, the grackle's song to a rusty gate, and the reader takes wing along with him.
A pleasure to read."find the borders where lives intersect, where the sight of a former lover evokes memories of a bruised Volvo..that smelled like burned oil.During summer, childhood idylls in the late 1940s, Hettienne has foreseen all this apocalyptic fury in frightening, mystifying visions.Haunted by a whirling augury, by a hurtful spook tale, and by a property that seems to doom all who would dare own it, in the end, Hettienne will risk everything to save the family she truly loves.It is a dark, beautifully rendered, and gripping novel about coping, about coming-of-age, and about forgiveness.It is also a beautiful illustration of how one family, broken by tragedy, finds healing.Buy online "Shukair tenderly and brilliantly explores the city’s deep soul, through gorgeous lyrical portraits of its inhabitants.Poets will love this book, elegantly translated by Nicole Fares. Alison Pelegrin MFA Poetry Alum (2000) "This collection vibrates with candor and concern—forging a kinetic blaze into an emotional and physical terrain newly devastated by hurricane.), we offer degree tracks in Fiction, Poetry, and Literary Translation.Recent graduates have won the Stegner Fellowship, the £15,000 BBC International Short Story Award, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, and Fulbright Fellowships, among others. Joshua Idaszak graduated from the Program in Creative Writing and Translation in 2018 with an MFA in fiction.Hettienne Sheehy is about to inherit this devouring legacy.Last child to bear a once golden name, she is heiress to a sprawling farm in the Missouri Ozarks.