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The Perpetual Commotion of the Heart

I recently had the pleasure of writing a back cover blurb for Norma Gay Prewett’s poetry collection, The Perpetual Commotion of the Heart, now… 173 more words

Poetry

And If It Be Mean

Norma Gay Prewett

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“Hey, I’ve become homeless! By choice!” Rosie sang into the phone, her words making exclamation points. “But I’ve found a sleeping bag, and it’s red plaid, the warmest color,” she said, as if in all caps. 6,559 more words

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cbr 17 / spring 2010

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cbr 17 / spring 2010

Cottonbound: An Audio Chapbook
Norma Gay Prewett

Reclamation: Memories of a New Orleans Girlhood
Eva Augustin Rumpf
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Poetry

J.D. Salinger: A Life

By Kenneth Slawenski
Random House 2011 

Reviewed by Norma Gay Prewett

 

The Spiritual Hermitage of Pure Art

Kenneth Slawenski is generally overly-slavish in his devotion to Salinger’s memory (this is not an authorized biography) as I think one should be when writing autobiography perhaps. 1,386 more words

Norma Gay Prewett

J.D. Salinger: A Life

By Kenneth Slawenski
Random House 2011 

Reviewed by Norma Gay Prewett  

The Spiritual Hermitage of Pure Art

It is fitting and proper that I should end my thirty-year career as an English teacher writing about J.D. 1,133 more words

Norma Gay Prewett

Cottonbound: An Audio Chapbook

Madison poet Norma Gay Prewett visited us in Cambridge to record several pieces of poetry and prose centered around her mother, who died four years ago on Prewett’s 56th birthday. 250 more words

Poetry

Afterword

Norma Gay Prewett

https://cambridgebookreview.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/afterword15.mp3

This memoir is dedicated to not only Bonnie, my mother, but to many, mostly and always my sisters, in descending order, Pat, Jeanett, Sue, Donna, and Angie, and to our late brother Marx, the light of Mama’s days. 180 more words

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