Love in the no-land space between two cultures: an interview with Zlatko Anguelov

Zlatko Anguelov

Jasmina Tacheva talks with Bulgarian-American author Zlatko Anguelov about his newest book, Erotic Memories (2012), and the ideas of love, devotion, harmony and memory on the border between two cultures. …{read more}

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Review – Son of Kerouac, Woodstock and God: A Memoir by James Crockett

Son of Kerouac, Woodstock and God

Son of Kerouac, Woodstock and God / James Crockett / 978-148125581 / 261 pages

As a young man about to embark upon a summer-long hitchhiking trip through the western United …{read more}

My Father

FATHER - Vintage family photo via Tobyotter/Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/78428166@N00/5334024309/

Franz Kafka wrote a long letter to his father. It said a lot of what I wanted to say to my father but did not have the words or self-composure …{read more}

splake’s Magic Box

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splake fishing in america. Rockford: Presa Press, 2013
only in my dreams. Springfield: Gage, 2012.
Beyond Campfire Ashes. Battle Creeek: Gage, 2012.
Backwater Bard Loft Musings. …{read more}

Jenny Lynn

Jenny Lynn

Cold wind is building and ready. It is not understood the pent feelings that have suddenly surfaced after long and even further back and then along the slow moving world …{read more}

Straight Pool

Straight Pool by Ricker Winsor / image copyright http://www.sxc.hu/profile/rockpuppet

It was nineteen-sixty-two, Saturday, a hot afternoon.

“Whadaya want to do?”

“I don’t know. Whadaya want to do, Kenny?” I answered. “Maybe we could go up to New Rochelle and …{read more}

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Review – Tripping with Allah by Michael Muhammad Knight

Tripping with Allah by Michael Muhammad Knight

Tripping with Allah: Islam, Drugs, and Writing by Michael Muhammad Knight
Soft Skull Press / 978-1593764432 / 256 pages

The idea of using drugs in order to achieve some sort …{read more}

Poetry Book Review: SPRUNG by Laura Madeline Wiseman

Sprung by Laura Madeline Wiseman

SPRUNG by Laura Madeline Wiseman / San Francisco Bay Press, 259 Granby St. Suite 200, Norfolk, VA 23517 / 2012 / 100 pages / 978-0982829578

There’s fun in these irreverent …{read more}

Review – What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, by Raymond Carver

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love - Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver’s classic short story collection, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, was originally published in 1981 and has been the subject of some controversy over …{read more}

Typewriter Experiment #1: Getting to Know You

Original image: Olivetti Lettera 32, c. 1975 by mpclemens / Foter.com / CC BY. Photoshopped greatly by Empty Mirror.

A few months ago I bought an Olivetti typewriter with the goal of experimenting with the way the creative process changes when writing on a typewriter versus writing on a …{read more}