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'Daydreamers' by Jonathan Harper

Jonathan Harper’s debut collection Daydreamers is aptly named: each story contains the ruminations of young men drifting through their lives, either making bad choices or failing to choose… read more

‘Call Me Home’ by Megan Kruse

Call Me Home, as the title implies, focuses very strongly on the idea of home. It’s place-based for sure, but in this novel, who we call home is even more important…. read more

The Banal and the Profane: Frederick Smith

“Writing a book takes time and money. I’d like consumers—whether they’re friends, family or otherwise—to treat writers with the same respect as other workers and artists who produce a product.”… read more

'Don’t Let Him Know' by Sandip Roy

Sandip Roy’s Don’t Let Him Know is a multi-generational story venturing deep into the hidden pasts of a single family over the course of decades…. read more

'The Autumn Balloon' by Kenny Porpora

Porpora deploys a deft hand and straightforward tone that lifts what could have easily been a maudlin, self-pitying—or, in the opposite direction, self-congratulatory—narrative into a memoir that should be moved to the top of everyone’s to-read list immediately…. read more

'Nights at Rizzoli' by Felice Picano

The palimpsest of revolution and cosmopolitanism that overlays Picano’s recollections is of course utterly appropriate to the post-Stonewall years he describes… read more