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News: Announcing the Double Take Poetry Prize
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News: Announcing the Double Take Poetry Prize

Dear Reader— The literary and arts biannual Heavy Feather Review, to further distinguish our already prestigious chapbook contest, will adopt a rebranding campaign intent on publishing shorter manuscripts. In the genre poetry, this campaign will manifest itself in the contest guidelines: manuscripts should be 10 to 15 pages rather than the 30 to 40 pages … Continue reading

Paper Doll Fetus, by Cynthia Marie Hoffman
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Paper Doll Fetus, by Cynthia Marie Hoffman

Paper Doll Fetus, by Cynthia Maria Hoffman. New York, New York: Persea Books, December 2014. 64 pages. $15.95, paper. Paper Doll Fetus, by Cynthia Marie Hoffman, is a short collection of poems about fetuses (think a larger-scale “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” by Wallace Stevens). Some poems discuss fetuses directly while others approach the subject obliquely. However, … Continue reading