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For & After the Women: An Interview with Poet Megan Falley

I cupped her cheeks, shivering like the heart of a snowman, and said, My baby, my beautiful girl, don’t you know? He’s trying to get your attention. It probably means he likes you.  -excerpt from  “The Worst Thing I Ever Taught My Girl,  from my mother’s perspective, after Jeanann Verlee“ * In a short amount

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September 25, 2013

Red Hen Press, 2012 Reviewed by Jean Macherson Lillian-Yvonne Bertram’s debut collection, But a Storm is Blowing From Paradise, is a massive undertaking that explores identity, relationships, philosophies—worlds you cannot take lightly, nor can you accept easily. Bertram is beyond fearless in her refusal to make reading simple; pay no attention to consistency in format, do

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June 28, 2013

I’ve Gone From Here to the Floorboards: A Conversation with Ivy Page

  Put your indelible mark here Slip inside the deep— Pull out the girl Let the ocular light shine Take the ember Tell her to burn  In five succinct lines, Ivy Page merely cracks open the visual and emotional vein to Any Other Branch. Intense, far from withdrawn, and fearless on the page, Ivy’s work

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April 26, 2013

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