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Barbara Morrison, who writes under the name B. Morrison, is a poet and writer, a publisher, teacher, and dancer. In her new poetry collection, Terrarium, she explores the influence of place: where you live, where you grew up, where you travel, where you go in dreams. Her previous collection, Here at Least, chronicles a journey undertaken in response to Rilke's directive: "You must change your life."
A few years after graduating from college, her marriage collapsed and she found herself forced to go on welfare. It is this experience of a world very different from the one in which she grew up that she describes in her memoir, Innocent: Confessions of a Welfare Mother. She attributes part of her success in escaping poverty to her involvement i
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Trip Wire, by Charlotte Carter

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Another mystery, this time set in Chicago in December of 1968. It’s the end of a tumultuous year that saw the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy, the Summer of Love, and in Chicago itself the violence around the Democratic National Convention.


Seeking independence, Cassandra has left the home of her well-off grandaunt and granduncle to live in a multiracial com

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Innocent: Confessions of a ...

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Here at Least: Poems

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