Gabrielle Calvocoressi’s ‘The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart’ is definitely beautiful and thought provoking. It had me researching the legend all around the internet. My favorite line is analyzed in this “po-chop” from The California Journal of Poetics: “Because it’s always like that. / One day, walking through a room,/ you realize what you were holding / is gone and you can’t find it, even / when you get down on your knees.”
Natalie Serber’s Shout Her Lovely Name has been named a notable book of 2012 by the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle. Come hear her read at Litfest 2013.
2012 Litfest author, Kris Lee’s book Drifting House is also on the Chronicle list. Drifting House is also on the Kansas City Star’s list.
SMU LitFest 2013 has just been announced on the Dallas Morning News Arts blog! Read about it here.