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Willow Springs 70

4.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  8 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Willow Springs issue 70 features poetry and prose by Erin Belieu, Roxane Gay, Diana Joseph, Laura Kasischke, Melissa Kwasny and Jess Walter. In an interview, Tim O’ Brien talks about love as a driving force for war and about how the end of a story can make the reader aware of mortality: “With a book, when you’re lying in bed and you see the dwindling pages, there’s a sense ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published June 1st 2012 by Willow Springs
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John Woodington
Jul 10, 2012 John Woodington rated it liked it
As with many literary journals, Willow Springs offers quality writing and an eclectic assembly of writers.

The most interesting part of this volume, however, was the interview with Tim O'Brien. That's not saying much for the fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in this issue, which left me wanting. A lot of the pieces were about women and pregnancy, so maybe I just couldn't fully relate or sympathize, but after a while they began to feel repetetive, rather than showing me various and extravagantly dif
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Aug 17, 2012 Amorak Huey rated it really liked it
Thrilled to be a part of this issue. So much good stuff in here. Especially like Roxane Gay's short fiction piece, "Through the Womb," and Laura Read's poem "People Don't Die of It Anymore."
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