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“We Are Animals” Book Review by Jeanette Jones

“We the animals” by Justin Torres is a refreshing coming of age story of the author. The book captures specific significant events in the author’s life that built him to who he is today. Each chapter captures a memory, and as a reader you feel like you are a part of that memory as it … Continue reading

Blog Post / Literary Blogs / Review / Spring 2017 / Uncategorized

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Some people have heard of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. The movie, starring Jack Nicholson as its front man, won all five major academy awards and still remains to be critically acclaimed. However, most people don’t know that it is a novel by Ken Kesey. This novel offers riveting insight into the daily life … Continue reading

Blog Post / Literary Blogs / Review / Spring 2017 / Uncategorized

The Catcher in the Rye

Since its publication in 1951, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger has been considered to be a highly controversial yet widely beloved story. Despite getting banned in classrooms and libraries across the nation, The Catcher in the Rye as garnered a cult following of appreciative readers. If you don’t mind swear words, prostitution, … Continue reading

Blog Post / Poetry / Review / Uncategorized

Them Loud-Ass Colored Silences: Electrosync and Poetic Beats

Douglas Kearney is either a madman or a genius, honestly. Douglas Kearney, an out-of-the-box poem master from California, came to perform recently at Coe College for an opening of his latest collaborative show, Them Loud-Ass Colored Silences, produced along with an electronic music artist from Haiti, Val Jeanty. Sitting (standing) in the back of the … Continue reading

Literary Blogs / Review / Uncategorized

Book Review: The Picture of Dorian Grey

Do you like Gothic novels? French inspired decadence? Hedonism? Horror? Suspense? Magical paintings? Then quirky Englishman Oscar Wilde’s sole novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, definitely is the book for you. Especially as the weather turns cold and sunset comes sooner each night. Cuddle up under some blankets, dim the lights, and enjoy protagonist Dorian … Continue reading

Blog Post / fall 2015 / Featured / Issues / Poetry / Poetry 2015 / Review / Uncategorized / volume / Volume 46

Rehearsal—Lauren Bender

You’re the blur of boundary between pot and plant. You are a madness that moves, too motherish. Taken down into the basement where the music is, where the colorful crystals are. You careful-like lift out containers of take-out, I scratch myself on purpose by accident. The TV crackles and smokes and burns the powder. Someone, … Continue reading