Book We Can’t Quit: North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell
451 pages, $12.00 Penguin Classics Review by Julienne Isaacs Elizabeth Gaskell is a relatively unsung Victorian novelist, at least compared with Jane Austen, the Brontës and George Eliot. Like her contemporaries, Gaskell uses the marriage plot as a vehicle for female self-actualization and empowerment. But in my opinion, she surpasses them all.
#AWP15: Listen Up
–by Shannon Reed In the weeks leading up to my first AWP conference, I heard a great deal of advice.
MÉNAGE À TRIOLETS, by Heidi Czerwiec
A [PANK] Blog guest series for National Poetry Month DILDON’T http://metro.co.uk/2015/04/26/remember-your-loved-one-by-putting-their-ashes-in-a-dildo-5168393/ Your lover can fuck you beyond the grave. I’m just going to put this here: a widow has needs. If you crave your lover’s dick, from beyond the grave his ash is yours, forever your slave encapsulated in plastic gear.