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Ed Pavlić

Jimmy's Blues: Discussing the Poetry of James Baldwin

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Patricia Kirkpatrick

Great Twin Cities Poetry Read

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Katrina Vandenberg

Great Twin Cities Poetry Read

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New Book Samples - Poetry, Nonfiction, Short Stories

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New poetry sample! TRANSLATIONS FROM BARK BEETLE, an original/profound third collection of poems from Jody Gladding: http://t.co/O5Hoi3BdR8

"A lyrical book with plenty of jagged virtuosity" Thanks @LibraryJournal for reviewing @AlxLemon's THE WISH BOOK! http://t.co/nWAGD43DV0

"rain, the most beautiful iambic pentameter in the world." http://t.co/MJAwd0i2R8

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