“Gone This Long,” by Jeffrey Alfier

Reviewed by Bruce Craven Gone This Long: Southern Poems, a new chapbook by prolific poet Jeffery Alfier, captures the intense beauty of a natural land impacted by the hopes, joys, and sorrows of humanity, Alfier, who holds an MA in Humanities from California State University at Dominguez Hills and is an Air Force veteran, lives […]

Lei Lei Interviews Bruce Craven, Author of “Buena Suerte in Red Glitter”

LL:  Thank you Bruce, for the interview. We met when I was a doctoral candidate at Columbia University, and you brought me on board to help teach the course Leadership Through Fiction. I was impressed with the lyrical energy of your teaching. When I read Buena Suerte in Red Glitter, I was deeply moved by […]

“Buena Suerte in Red Glitter,” by Bruce Craven

Reviewed by Lei Lei In Buena Suerte in Red Glitter, Bruce Craven brings his keenly lyrical sensibility to shed new light on the modern person’s existence in a capitalist society. When the poet exclaims that “a poem is an organization. Of moments, a strategy for memory. A hope to be captured, not managed like a […]