'Spinning' by Tillie Walden

In the graphic novel Spinning, Tillie Walden recounts the ten years she spent in competitive figure skating, joining other adolescent accounts that counter the myth of success promulgated by American Idol-type shows, that there’s only value in winning… read more

‘Moment of Weakness’ by KG MacGregor

Moment of Weakness begins at what appears to be a tragic end to a once idyllic relationship between Suzann “Zann” Redecker, a wounded warrior, and Marleigh Anderhall, a local reporter. However, that’s actually the start of this fascinating tale… read more

'The Tower of the Antilles' by Achy Obejas

Cuba’s distinctive history and culture shape The Tower of Antilles with the unique negotiations with identity, memory and the idea of home that complicate the lives of the residents, exiles, and expatriates alike…. read more

'Proprietary' by Randall Mann

A poetic formalist who has close affinities with Thom Gunn, Mann’s breathtaking skill is every bit apparent in his latest collection of poems, Proprietary. … read more