Heywood Hill, a bookshop in London, is holding a competition to win a free, newly published hardcover book every month for the rest of the lucky winner’s life. The contest is open to readers all across the globe until October 31st.
7 Reads We Recommend for September: Fall/ing by Laurel Dowswell & Emily Ramser
“But you can see me under this green mesh” by Renée Francoeur in Squawk Back:
Francoeur covers her tenacious heroine with objects throughout this direct and hearty first person narrative, creating a highly charged set of cohesive scenes filled with symbolism and emotion…
For the Love of Books: A Journey Through the 2016 AJC Decatur Book Festival by Laurel Dowswell
The Labor Day holiday marks an ending and a beginning— readying us for a changing of seasons that moves from summer frivolity to autumn responsibilities. But I agree with poet Jericho Brown when he says, “Labor Day is my favorite holiday.”
7 Reads We Recommend for July: HEAT by Laurel Dowswell & Emily Ramser
The poem captures you, bringing you into this intimate moment, this intimate kingdom. Jones’ poem is one of the best pieces I have read in months, maybe even years.
7 Reads We Recommend:Black History Month by Laurel Dowswell & Emily Ramser
“Where Is Our Black Avant-Garde?” by Zinzi Clemmons in Literary Hub Clemmons’ piece is an intriguing explanation of the types of literature that are personally
7 Reads We Recommend
by Emily Ramser “I’m assembling a box of toys—“ by Mary Lou Buschi in Thrush This poem is reminiscent of a child’s nursery rhyme in