Archives for February 2012

“Winged,” by April Kelly

Review by Donna Meredith The strong voice speaking from the pages of Winged, by April Kelly, immediately captures both interest and sympathy. The first paragraph lays out the dilemma—eighteen-year-old Allison just gave birth to a child with what her doctor labels as “a congenital anomaly” on her shoulder blades which should be removed, but the […]

Announcement from David C. Cook, Publisher of Julie Cantrell’s “Into the Free”

From February 13-19, pick up a FREE COPY of Into the Free by Julie Cantrell for your Kindle, Nook, or other reading device.  This offer is available for ONE WEEK only through most e-book distributors including Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  Julie Cantrell is the former editor-in-chief of the Southern Literary Review.

February Read of the Month: “In the Time of the Feast of Flowers,” by Tina Egnoski

Review by Bonnie Armstrong Tina Egnoski  won the 2008 Black River Chapbook Contest with a collection of short stories, Perishables. Reviews of that work mention that she is a fine storyteller of the human condition whose fast-paced and dynamic prose generate an emotional intensity coupled with appropriate restraint.  Egnoski continues this excellent writing with the publication of […]