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A Theory of Birds Reviewed in The Adroit Journal

A Theory of Birds Reviewed in The Adroit Journal

Maha Ahmed has reviewed A Theory of Birds: Poems by Zaina Alsous in The Adroit Journal. A Theory of Birds, Ahmed writes, is "a poetry collection that insists, in a world where the relentless Palestinian question of return exists alongside the marketed penetration of...

Yesterday Today Reviewed in Missouri Historical Review

Yesterday Today Reviewed in Missouri Historical Review

Yesterday Today: Life in the Ozarks, Catherine S. Barker’s 1941 book drawing on her encounters and experiences as a federal social worker in the backwoods of the Ozarks in the 1930s, has been reviewed in the Missouri Historical Review. “Unlike Vance Randolph and other...

Starred Review in Publishers Weekly for The Chemistry of Fire

Starred Review in Publishers Weekly for The Chemistry of Fire

“Gonzales, a former National Geographic feature writer, proves himself a chronicler par excellence of nature—including of the human variety—in this excellent essay collection.The psychological nuance and vivid detail throughout will dazzle readers.”—Publishers Weekly...

Announcing the Forthcoming Publication of Ozark Country

Announcing the Forthcoming Publication of Ozark Country

Published just days before America’s entry into World War II, Ozark Country is Otto Ernest Rayburn’s love letter to his adopted region. One of several chronicles of the Ozarks that garnered national attention during the Depression and war years, when many Americans craved stories about people and places seemingly untouched by the difficulties of the times, Rayburn’s colorful tour takes readers from the fictional village of Woodville into the backcountry of a region teeming with storytellers, ballad singers, superstitions, and home remedies.

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Arab American poets.

The submission deadline for the 2022 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize is 15 April 2021.

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The submission deadline for the 2022 Miller Williams Poetry Prize is 30 Sep 2020.
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