Quarterly Stories: Summer 2016


Jill Sexsmith's Somewhere a Long and Happy Life Probably Awaits You (ARP Books, 2016)   "Tulip stopped at the doorway. She had grown up with the whir of a mitre saw in the background, always cutting her thoughts and sentences and songs in half. Still, the sound of the blade

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Rhoda Rabinowitz Green’s Aspects of Nature (2016)


This debut collection is filled with sensory detail. From brisket and chicken soup to gefilte fish and borscht. From paint-by-number clowns to lacy pillow-slips. From red-striped deck chairs to weathered shutters. Inanna Publications, 2016 Whether it's Debussy or lyrics from "Oklahoma", the details matter. But Aspects of Nature is actually preoccupied

Rhoda Rabinowitz Green’s Aspects of Nature (2016)2016-07-16T15:29:08-05:00

Lydia Perović’s Incidental Music (2012)


Romola sang soprano, but perhaps an opera singer's life after she has retired is, by definition, incidental music. Or, perhaps the fragments of memory that swell and break for a 70-something woman living with dementia are incidental music. Or, the lost love she half-recalls? Maybe that is incidental. Inanna

Lydia Perović’s Incidental Music (2012)2020-10-22T12:23:11-05:00
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