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Review of Kevin Pilkington's Playing Poker With Tennessee Williams

  https://www.kevinpilk.com/ https://blacklawrencepress.com/books/playing-poker-with-tennessee-wiliams/ If you're a fan of Kevin Pilkington's poetry like I am, you won't be suprised to find that Playing Poker With Tennessee Williams, his new collection, is full of quirky, self-depricating humor, as well as grit and tenderness. Open to any page and step inside Pilkington's surreal world, a world where the city is a fisherman with a club in his hand, a world where all the bridges appear small enough to fit on a table, an old Greek fruit-seller speaks with English so broken even tape and glue won't fix it, a world where the speaker hears Mingus in the car horns of rush hour taffic, learns forgein languages from cab drivers, discovers roses inside a pomegranate, and sees the image of his father in the ruins of a burned-out church. In "Not Asking for Much," a ode and prayer for a pademic stricken New York, the speaker expresses the collected and individual stre

Sickness Will Surely Take the Mind: a personal essay in Vox Populi

https://voxpopulisphere.com/2021/03/27/jason-irwin-sickness-will-surely-take-the-mind/?fbclid=IwAR3PsGtGcqwA9GRGAsdqT3D5V9QgrFIwAByk0hbZXPmVR8ud9b53VLhAURI  

The Oracle of Thompson Street: Remembering Samuel Menashe: Coal Hill Review issue #27

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WHAT IF, WHAT IS (WHAT SHALL BE) — JEN ASHBURN. MOJO 18

http://mikrokosmosjournal.com/2021/01/what-if-what-is-what-shall-be-jen-ashburn/?fbclid=IwAR2xWlOnH6lJPIV5g-6O-wD8Oj1kUCAykV_19J19iXIiRgPI2T7PEiZiXDM  

The History of Our Vagrancies Book Review: Cultural Weekly

  https://www.culturalweekly.com/jason-irwins-the-history-of-our-vagrancies/

"Cancer for Christmas" memoir excerpt in Pittsburgh Book Review

https://pittsburghbookreview.blogspot.com/2020/12/cancer-for-christmas-by-jason-irwin.html?fbclid=IwAR2q2gT_SSiwmkrLEPGemkIEtIlQKPow1u_YPzeWV_oM0lHLDF8BsMdXTHI