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Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow

This is a werewolf story written in verse. I don’t have to say anything else. You either already want to read this, from that alone, or it’s a lost cause. 119 more words


zed free zone

I know it’s early in my fledgling (but no doubt soon to be meteoric) literary career, but I want to get it out there.  Cross my heart and hope to die, stick a needle (ugh) in my eye, I WILL NEVER WRITE A ZOMBIE NOVEL.  268 more words

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Q&A | Sarah Cox on Gifting Houses to Writers in Detroit

One of the upsides of a city going broke is that it leaves plenty of scope for communities with similarly empty pockets – like artists – to try things on the cheap. 662 more words


Sharp Teeth

Author: Toby Barlow

Type: Fiction, novel, poetry

Published: 2007

I read it: April 2008

It’s a novel about packs of werewolves in California, written entirely in free verse. 72 more words


Toby Barlow's "Sharp Teeth"

As you might have gathered from previous blog posts, I really loved the free-verse narrative of Toby Barlow’s award winning “Sharp Teeth.”  (Thank you, Super Smart Art Girl, for lending it to me.) 256 more words

Review: Babayaga by Toby Barlow

Title: Babayaga

Author: Toby Barlow

Publication Date: August 2013

Genre: Fantasy, Fairytale Retellings


For those who don’t know, Babayaga is a witch in Russian fokelore. She’s typically presented as your Hansel and Gretel like witch, punishing bad little children and eating them up. 521 more words