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CHAPBOOK REVIEW: Katie Jean Shinkle’s Baby-Doll Under Ice (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2014) | by Emilie B. Lindemann

It must have been fate that lemons were floating in my ice water while I read Katie Jean Shinkle’s chapbook Baby-Doll Under Ice on a late summer night. 811 more words


Notes to a Husband by J. Bruce Fuller

When I was reading J. Bruce Fuller’s Notes to a Husband this summer, I was also moving in with my boyfriend. And while Fuller’s chapbook is about a relationship ending, there is so much wisdom in these short notes from a wife to her husband that rather than finding a guide to ending a relationship, I found reminders of how to be fully in one. 786 more words


Catastrophe Theory by Susan Yount and By Fire by Jessica Cuello

Self-defined as a two-woman operation, Hyacinth Girl Press (HPG) is micro-press that publishes up to six handmade poetry chapbooks per year. After being introduced to its editor, Margaret Bashaar at AWP 2014, Bashaar asked what kind of poetry I write, and in the haze of the AWP Bookfair, I completely failed at selling myself. 1,223 more words