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Olga Grushin – Forty Rooms

In Olga Grushin’s new novel, Forty Rooms (Marian Wood Books/Putnam), we follow a protagonist throughout her life during moments of import in, like the title suggests, forty different rooms. Some of these are in houses or apartments she inhabits, while others run the gamut from small-town library to suburban wine cellar.  Whatever the case, Grushin

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February 22, 2016

“I wanted a bigger I.” In conversation with Sara Quinn Rivara

I encountered Sara Quinn Rivara’s chapbook, Lake Effect (Aldrich Press) while reading books for the LNL Debut-litzer, and I was anxious for a conversation with the poet herself. I was most captivated by Sara’s language, the way she writes about personal subjects without sounding confessional. The Midwest landscapes in her poems were at once familiar

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September 15, 2014

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