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The Idyll of Unreproved Pleasures Free

July 25, 2017

by JOHN ILLO                   (Click image for full text.) First published in Carolina Quarterly Issue XVII in 1965, John Illo’s “The Idyll of Unreproved Pleasures Free” analyzes the controversial novel Memoirs of a Women … Read more

The Sea Road

July 17, 2017

by JAMES ELENS The storm washed away the town on a Sunday. Moselle lay on the eastern end of Louisiana’s Atchafalaya swamp basin, fifty miles south of New Orleans. The whole town was only a dozen homes perched lined along … Read more

Ars Botanica: A Review

July 11, 2017

by Mary Scott Manning Curbside Splendor Publishing, July 2017, 185 pp. “Sometimes when in the blast radius of some catastrophic act, even the most quotidian things, the dumbest everyday shit will still be immortalized,” admits Tim Taranto. His memoir, Ars … Read more