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A Night at the Y

September 24th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Authors, Book Categories, Fiction, Robert Garner McBrearty | Comments Off on A Night at the Y

A Night at the Y

Wild, funny, touching, and full of crackling dialogue, Robert Garner McBrearty’s stories turn the intensity of life up a notch, creating a heightened reality that is both hilarious and heartbreakingly real. His characters struggle to hold onto work, love, and sanity, and wrestle with the choice of whether to be responsible citizens and family men […]

Tuesday morning lit roundup

February 18th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Blog | Comments Off on Tuesday morning lit roundup

Tuesday morning lit roundup

Goodbye to Mavis Gallant I don’t think I knew anything about Mavis Gallant until I heard Margaret Atwood read one of her stories on the New Yorker short story podcast. Gallant was a Canadian who lived most of her life in Paris, and is considered by many to be one of the best short story […]

Some of These Days

September 24th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Poetry, Robert Wendell King | 1 Comment »

Some of These Days

“Intimate, honest, fresh and funny, with a touch of rue–these are the words of critics praising Robert King’s latest collection of poems Some of These Days. The Greeley poet’s latest collection has depth, but is delightfully approachable… In ‘At Fifteen,’ a recounted heartbreak is remembered for its youthful wallowing in the deliciousness of so much emotion.” […]

Let the Birds Drink in Peace

September 23rd, 2013  |  by  |  published in Fiction, Robert Garner McBrearty | 4 Comments »

Let the Birds Drink in Peace

Each of Robert Garner McBrearty’s stories has its own sensibility, but what his characters share is a desire to know how best to live when confronted by unforeseeable chance. Here readers will meet budding writers, ailing professors, reluctant gunslingers, and kidnapped kids; they grapple with conflicts of conscience and the mysteries of love. McBrearty excels […]

A Return to Emptiness

September 20th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Chris Ransick | 1 Comment »

A Return to Emptiness

A Colorado Book Award finalist, A Return to Emptiness is a collection of short stories about life, loss, and love. In Ransick’s words, “Loss is common to us all, yet multifarious in individual experience. I wrote these stories not primarily to describe loss but to circumscribe it-which is to say that I drew a circle of narratives […]

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