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Reviews of Bryce’s Work

With the Wind, Kevin Dolan by Bryce Milligan
Apr.26.1987
Published by San Antonio Express-News
Bryce Milligan cleverly telescopes time back to pre-revolutionary Texas to recount the adventures of some hardy Irish immigrants in...
With the Wind, Kevin Dolan by Bryce Milligan
Dec.20.1987
Published by Skyline Magazine
Milligan, who has written three books for children and young adults, including You Are There: Battle of the Alamo, recalls reading Margaret Cousins'...
With the Wind, Kevin Dolan by Bryce Milligan
Dec.20.1987
Published by Texas Books in Review
Bryce Milligan's With the Wind, Kevin Dolan (is) a stirring yarn of Irish immigrants in Texas just prior to the 1836 Revolution....
Lost and Certain of It, by Bryce Milligan
Apr.15.2006
Published by WOAI Radio
This week I introduce to you to Bryce Milligan, one of the most active participants in the San Antonio literary community. He is the publisher behind Wings Press,...
Lost and Certain of It, by Bryce Milligan
Feb.19.2006
Published by San Antonio Express-News
Music is a recurring subject in many of Bryce Milligan's poems in this new collection, which also includes several song lyrics. The emotive quality of music is also...
The Prince of Ireland by Bryce Milligan
Jan.05.2003
Published by School Library Journal
GR 4. . . . Milligan has taken a traditional Irish tale and synthesized many versions into a cohesive and delightful whole. His poetic prose demands to be read aloud with a lilt...
The Prince of Ireland by Bryce Milligan
Mar.15.2003
Published by Booklist (Starred Review)
Gr. 1 - 3. Milligan, who also wrote Brigid’s Cloak (2002), here retells with grace and gusto an Irish folktale he heard as a child. When the king of Ireland’s eldest son...
Brigid's Cloak by Bryce Milligan
Oct.15.2002
Published by Booklist (Starred Review)
 Milligan’s folktale-flavored telling, which incorporates elements of Druidic and early Christian beliefs, introduces Brigid, one of Ireland’s favorite saints, in a story that...
Brigid's Cloak by Bryce Milligan
Sep.09.2002
Published by Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
Told with the gripping delivery of a well-seasoned storyteller, this tale of a fifth-century Irish saint has the broad appeal of folklore while retaining the power to inspire...
Alms for  Oblivion by Bryce Milligan
Dec.18.2007
Published by Tertulia Magazine
In general, good poetry contains stark images and simple word use. It is written to be read aloud, rewards bibliophiles but does not punish neophytes. Poetry...
Alms for  Oblivion by Bryce Milligan
Sep.01.2003
Published by Bloomsbury Review
Embarking on an ambitious, solemn, and passionate quest into a maze of his own making, the muse-poet in Bryce Milligan's latest collection of poetry, Alms for...
Dec.18.2007
Published by San Antonio Express-News
A musician himself, San Antonio poet Bryce Milligan seems to have inherited a portion of the musical abilities of predecessors such as Stevens and Roethke. What...
Sep.01.2003
Published by Bloomsbury Review
Embarking on an ambitious, solemn, and passionate quest into a maze of his own making, the muse-poet in Bryce Milligan’s latest collection of poetry, Alms for Oblivion: A Poem in...