Monthly Archives: June 2015

Best Worst Year: Episode 95 (Or, Toi)

By Jim Warner Rosary pendulums from your rearview mirror with unwavering doubt. The Virgin Mary is velcroed to your dashboard, blessed by your grandmother’s wineglass, and present at her deathbed. There is a cross bent from palm leaves, 2011. They … Continue reading

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Dear Candidates: Stop Being Bad at Talking About Tragedy

By Wyl Villacres A twenty-one year old white dude walked into a church and killed nine people because they were black. In a state that still flies the confederate flag on their capital. Another white dude, another mass shooting. It’s … Continue reading

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The Reader as Collaborator: A Conversation Between Kristina Marie Darling & Rochelle Hurt

Kristina Marie Darling is the author of over twenty books, which include Melancholia (An Essay) (Ravenna Press, 2012), Petrarchan (BlazeVOX Books, 2013), and Scorched Altar: Selected Poems and Stories 2007-2014 (BlazeVOX Books, 2014). Her awards include fellowships from Yaddo, the … Continue reading

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