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Christopher Sorrentino--"Crepuscule with Mickey" (Harper's, March 2007)

SOUNDTRACK: THE MIDNIGHT HOUR-Tiny Desk Concert #766 (July 18, 2018).

After a countdown of 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8, Adrian Younge, with an undone satin bow tie, plays a cool melody on the keys. 1,005 more words

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Tesla's Stepdaughters - Chapter 11 Excerpt

The next morning Andrews got up and disentangled himself from Penny’s arms and legs.  The bed was really just large enough for one of them.  He had slept well through the night, but now he had several pains in his neck and shoulders and he was unsure whether to attribute them to his workout the day before or to not having enough room in bed.  906 more words

Novel

Would I sing of incorruptible grief/ writ in our skins ...

I’m thrilled to be featured in the River Heron Review August contributor spotlight for  the poem, “The Woods of Perhaps,” included in their inaugural Issue 1.1, also featuring the resonant talents of  the poets… 23 more words

Excerpt: Wrapped in the Flag of Israel

The Israel-Palestine conflict in Gaza has escalated in recent weeks, with a level of violence not seen since the 2014 Gaza War. In the following excerpt from her revised and updated edition of… 668 more words

In The News

Olena Kalytiak Davis

Did I mention my first kiss was extracted by someone who never should have been that lucky? ― Olena Kalytiak Davis, Shattered Sonnets Love Cards and Other Off and Back Handed Importunities. (Bloomsbury USA; 1 edition, September 10, 2003)

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Anna Akhmatova

Faces appear, are washed away,
Dear today and tomorrow far off.
Why did I once turn down
the corner of this page?

Now the book always opens… 44 more words

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#OnTour with As Dust Dances by Samantha Young

The New York Times Bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series and PLAY ON returns to the world of the arts in this intense and emotional standalone romance about love, sacrifice, and surviving both. 1,405 more words

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