Writing the Disappearing Landscape

By Tori Moore

I’ve been trying to figure something out lately.  A professor said to me just a few weeks ago, “I don’t think I’ve ever met a Louisiana poet who doesn’t say place is an important theme in their writing—why is that?”  I didn’t really have an answer.  Is the landscape of the South just something more noticeable, something exotic, something quirky, something kitschy even?  Something to turn into a souvenir of traveling through “Cajun Country”?  Continue reading “Writing the Disappearing Landscape”

Interview: JoAnna Novak

JoAnne NovakBy: Ali Ünal

JoAnna Novak is the author of I Must Have You (Skyhorse Publishing 2017) and Noirmania (forthcoming from Inside the Castle 2018). She has written for publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Salon, Guernica, and BOMB. She is a co-founder of the literary journal and chapbook publisher, Tammy.

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