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Sheila Squillante’s Beautiful Nerve

by Stephanie Cawley (Tiny Hardcore Press/2015) “This is what it feels like / to be both,” thinks the speaker of the first poem in Sheila Squillante’s debut collection Beautiful Nerve. And in the second poem, “Fear,” the speaker anxiously considers

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Robert Yune’s Eighty Days of Sunlight

by Monique Briones (Thought Catalog Books/Prospecta Press, June 2015) “There must have been times he’d thought of leaving, pointing his car in one direction and speeding off, feeling the wind peel his old life away.” Published last week, Robert Yune’s

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A Study of Attitudes: Review of On the Island at the Center of the Center of the World by Elizabeth Kadetsky

by Courtney Luk (Nouvella Books, April 2015) “Netti was certainly that, exotic to even herself.” Drawn to the amalgamation that is the Maltese language, single mother Netti ventures from America to the island of Malta to find refuge from her

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