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ECODEVIANCE, by CAConrad
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ECODEVIANCE, by CAConrad

ECODEVIANCE, by CAConrad. Seattle, Washington: Wave Books. 160 pages. $22.00, paper. CAConrad’s latest book serves as a how-to guide—through (Soma)tic rituals, we see the prompt and the resulting poems, pulling the curtain on the revered role of poet. The reader’s invited to perform the same writing exercises, however deep they may be in crystal-fused ritual, … Continue reading

Lamentation, by Joe Clifford
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Lamentation, by Joe Clifford

Lamentation, by Joe Clifford. Longboat Key, Florida: Oceanview Publishing. 201 pages. $26.95, hardcover. It’s relatively easy to find a crime narrative that’s gritty. However, finding one in which the grittiness intensifies once it stops dealing with guns, drugs, and violence and crosses into the realm of emotions is much harder. Joe Clifford’s Lamentation does exactly that. … Continue reading

News: Kristina Marie Darling Selects Winning Manuscript, Pushcart Nominations, and Jac Jemc to Judge Fiction Contest
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News: Kristina Marie Darling Selects Winning Manuscript, Pushcart Nominations, and Jac Jemc to Judge Fiction Contest

Kristina Marie Darling Selects Winning Manuscript Kristina Marie Darling, author of The Arctic Circle (BlazeVOX Books, 2014), has selected Flower Conroy’s Facts about Snakes & Hearts to win the HFR 4.1 poetry chapbook contest. As the grand prize winner, Flower will receive $250, a printed copy of the issue, a limited edition HFR t-shirt, a lifetime digital subscription to HFR, and … Continue reading