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Review: Beth Alvarado’s Anthropologies

The beginning of Anthropologies feels like something you’ve remembered before—a frail mother recounts stories for a middle-aged daughter. But then, the daughter is 18, and she wears bell bottoms and a black tee shirt and argues with the mother about a boyfriend. The argument ends and it is Colorado in 1968, and the windows fog

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Interview with Jennifer Denrow

Jennifer Denrow is the author of two chapbooks: A Knee for a Life (Horse Less Press, 2010) and From California, On (Brave Men Press, 2010). She currently lives in Colorado where she recently finished a PhD program at Denver University. Whitney DeVos: Being a CA native, [your thoughts on your most recent collection California are]

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Book Review: A Visit from the Goon Squad

A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan Review by Lisa Levine “A Visit From the Goon Squad” isn’t a must-read for MFA craft classes, but it should be.  The recognition Jennifer Egan’s fifth book is receiving this year ought to remove any doubt that she is a writer to learn from.  Her layered

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People We Love

Daisy Pitkin Daisy will be reading at the Sonora Review Community Connection Summer Reading, which is happening at Plush on Wednesday, July 13.  She will be joined by poets Joshua Marie Wilkinson and Jamison Crabtree, who will be featured on this blog June 30th and July 7th, respectively. Daisy grew up in rural Ohio with

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