where the writers are

Published Reviews

Come, Thief
ORION MAGAZINE reviews
Come, Thief Poems by Jane Hirshfield reviewed by Afaa M. Weaver Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. $25, 108 pages. Review published in the November/December 2011 issue...
Read More »
Front Cover
Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine reviews
  "...I realized that it wasn’t really a vampire story — or at least not any sort of a traditional one. In fact, it isn’t so much about...
Read More »
Anh's Anger
Reach and Teach reviews
Getting angry is normal. The question is how do you deal with your anger. In this incredibly story, Anh gets really angry and gets sent to his room to "sit with"...
Read More »
Anh's Anger
Skipping Stones reviews
Winner of Skipping Stones Honor Award - 2010
Read More »
Anh's Anger
The New Yorker reviews
"Promotes deep breathing as the ideal way to regain control during a tantrum."
Read More »
519qDEGzncL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
Kirkus Reviews reviews
Silver and Krömer pair their considerable talents to create a successful second title in the Anh's Anger series (Anh's Anger, 2009). This straightforward,...
Read More »
519qDEGzncL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
Publisher's Weekly reviews
This offbeat story makes the potentially cerebral topic of dealing appropriately with anger simple and delightfully visual. Krömer’s predominantly green palette in...
Read More »
Kindle and Nook available now; print available September 17
Goodreads reviews
With some books, you can sense in advance that you are in for a reader's treat, that you will be taken outside your normal reading zone and sent on an involving...
Read More »
cover.jpg
Billings Gazette reviews
What is the West? Where does it begin and end? How does one even get there? According to the “West of 98” editors and contributors, the answer to all three...
Read More »
Night Chant by Andrew Demcak
Reviews by Amos Lassen reviews
Demcak, Andrew. “Night Chant”, Lethe Press, 2011. Dark as Night Amos Lassen “Night Chant” is the perfect title for this collection of short dark poems. There is...
Read More »
Dirty Words: A Literary Encyclopedia of Sex
Penthouse reviews
Ellen Sussman has compiled the outrageous book we all wish we could've snuck into our school bookbags. — Penthouse
Read More »
Desiree
Chico Enterprise Record reviews
Biblio File book review: A rollicking first novel from Doug Keister By DAN BARNETT Posted: 05/20/2010 12:00:00 AM PDT Perhaps best known for his beautifully...
Read More »
The Fractured World
Wild Goose Poetry Review reviews
The Fractured World by Scott Owens (Main Street Rag, 2008, http://www.mainstreetrag.com/store/) Review by Tim Peeler The Fractured World by Scott Owens is a three...
Read More »
Dasha's Journal
Pulse reviews
I think the concept of using a cat’s attitude to life as an analogy of the differences between ‘normal’ people and people with autism has great potential. As a...
Read More »
BP Cover.gif
Marie Claire (UK) reviews
An angsty, serious novel of lost dreams and sexual damage.
Read More »
ButAPassageInWilderness-cov.jpg
Amazon.com reviews
These are bardic poems, but not at all presumptuous or abstract. Berdeshevsky's earned them by her life fully lived, her compassion, and the music that makes them...
Read More »
FV cover.jpg
Deccan Herald reviews
The book tries to give as complete a slice of Pakistani society as possible, without any obfuscation no matter how disconcerting the narrative and introduces an...
Read More »
Men of the Mean Streets
Out in Print reviews
Take the powerhouse trio that opens this collection as an example: ‘Nathan Burgoine’s “Keeping the Faith” is an incredibly successful foray into hard-boiled...
Read More »
blood drama cover--eBook.jpg
BookTrib reviews
The two Christopher Meeks books that I have read to date are Love at Absolute Zero, which remains a personal favorite (in my top five of 2011), and his recent...
Read More »
MahcicCover_Ad.jpg
Rain Taxi Review of Books reviews
As the book-length debut by a veteran of the Chicano spoken-word collective Taco Shop Poets, Mahcic reflects the TSP's playful yet socially conscious sensibility,...
Read More »