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Very Fine People Review – Alexandrine J. Ogundimu

       

 

        Whatever I say, let it be known I’m biased. I got to read drafts of Very Fine People by Scott Gannis before it was published and I loved it then and I love it now. I’ve been jealous of his ability for years, and I claimed his work as a personal favorite in our MFA cohort. We’ve gotten drunk together.

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The Neighborhood Division, A Review – Andrew Rush

 

The Neighborhood Division by Jeff Vande Zande is a collection of short stories, and it isn’t terribly long, but it has taken me a little while to get through it, and that’s a very good thing.  Each story, while concise, is so dense with ideas and/or concepts that they demand a period of cooling down after–an absorption period,

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Think I'm Gonna Be Sick: A Review of Heck, Texas by Tex Gresham – KKUURRTT

 

Heck Texas is vile. The kind of book you must hide under your mattress if you’re having company over. For the (all too justifiable) fear that anyone who chances to stumble on this text and is dispossessed enough to open its cursed pages will forever pass judgment upon you and yours. Banishment from the church group vacation up to the mountains for inadvertently summoning demons of pain and trauma and inflicting their wrath on all of those in your immediate proximity.

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Saran-Wrapped Scream: On The Cleaning Lady – David Kuhnlein

After the prom, and I ain’t got no scum bag
Saran wrap, Saran wrap
Freak together, love together, slurp together, scream together
Saran wrap, Saran wrap
– The Fugs

Amazon Prime, our colosseum peepshow, worldwide bathhouse, keeps our stalls sufficiently partitioned. The walls long for priapismic normalcy. It’s more fun when we’re struck blind by content for looking. Elevator jazz on a boombox, steady rhythm ride cymbals,

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