“To The Disappearance,” by Todd Fuller

Reviewed by MW Rishell If Todd Fuller were a baseball player, he’d make a lot of money.  In the terms of the diamond, he can play many positions and can play them all well.  Someone like Ben Zobrist comes to mind (for you baseball fans).  And he would do something highly experimental and inconceivable, like […]

“Dancing with Langston Hughes,” Essay by M.W. Rishell

We should always be wary of posthumous publications, as it is likely the author held the work back for one reason or another.  Seldom are things simply lost to time.  But the hunger for more work from our departed authors of legend always overrules these reservations.  The New Yorker has circulated, online on May 30 […]

“The Walmart Republic,” by Quraysh Ali Lansana and Christopher H. Stewart

Reviewed by MW Rishell Intertwined strands of DNA have become a popular metaphor, one that comes to mind while reading The Walmart Republic, a co-authored collection of poetry by Quraysh Ali Lansana and Christopher H. Stewart. The poems are gathered into five sections, with the first featuring the work of Stewart and the second the […]