Rebecca Moon Ruark
My fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Sou'wester, Carve magazine, Flock literary journal and elsewhere and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. My (nonfiction) articles appear in university magazines and other nonprofit publications. An Ohio native, I received my MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. I currently live in Maryland, where I am at work on a novel and a collection of short stories about vision and visions in the Rust Belt.
By Steven Ostrowski In her new book of poems, Wild, Again, Bertha Rogers proves to be a master of the poetry of deep embodiment. There is a transmogrifying power in her poems, poems through which the poet enables the attentive reader to occupy and experience the deep beingness of many forms of other. These poems […]More
By Charles Rammelkamp Utah poet laureate Paisley Rekdal’s poetry deals with change, and not gradual, evolutionary change but the kind of drastic transformation often brought on by violence. To that end, many of these poems allude to Ovid’s Metamorphoses, those myths of capricious, aggressive gods driven by their selfish desires. Rekdal channels such tales as […]More