Monthly Archives: August 2013

Monthly Archives: August 2013

Youth by Tim Beckett

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Youth   by Tim Beckett   She appeared on an old style woman’s bike with the heavy iron frame and the wide handlebars, her backpack so heavy she almost fell over as she came to a stop. I was drinking beer on Bill’s porch with Bill and a dozen other people and I watched her as she came up the stairs. She was striking, with high Indian cheekbones and olive skin and long brown hair she’d tied back in a …

A Story Sadder Than All The Bruised Whores In Hollywood by Tony O’Neill — review by Mark McCawley

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A Story Sadder Than All The Bruised Whores In Hollywood   by Tony O’Neill   review by Mark McCawley   A Story Sadder Than All The Bruised Whores In Hollywood by Tony O’Neill Galley Beggar Press, 13pp, 7 June 2013 Amazon Digital Services, Inc. ASIN: B00AJ5SDFK £1 UK, $ 3.04 CAN, $2.92 US Fiction, Short Story Among the new vanguard of contemporary urban post-realist writers, Tony O’Neill’s fiction is raw, honest, unpretentious, unsympathetic and completely unapologetic in it’s use of …

Geographies of a Lover by Sarah de Leeuw — review by Mark McCawley

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Geographies of a Lover   by Sarah de Leeuw   review by Mark McCawley   Geographies of a Lover by Sarah de Leeuw Edmonton : NeWest Press, 1 April 2012. ISBN 978-1-897126-78-3 80 pp, 6 x 9, $14.95 CAN   There is no angle the world can assume which the love in my eye cannot make into a symbol of love. Even the precise geometry of his hand, when I gaze at it, dissolves me into water… —Elizabeth Smart, By …