Cathy Cultice Lentes

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Cathy Cultice Lentes is a poet, essayist, and children’s writer. She has been writing and publishing since the age of eight when her first poem appeared in a small-town Ohio newspaper. She was born in Xenia and grew up near Springfield. Since 1987, she has lived and worked in the Appalachian foothills of southeast Ohio, a few winding miles from the Ohio River, halfway between Cincinnati and Pittsburgh. Lentes is a 2013 graduate of the Solstice MFA Program of Pine Manor College.

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Getting the Mail

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Beautifully written, evoking a strong sense of place. A view of hard work, hard living, the realities of poverty in a country that tries hard to ignore it’s own people struggling to survive.

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I really enjoyed this book as a reader of historical fiction and as a writer. Chapter ending paragraphs were full of poetry and wisdom. Characters and places richly drawn. This book makes me want to find out more about the intrepid Martha Gellhorn.
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Absolutely beautiful prose. The gamut of human emotion. A story and characters who will ooze into my thoughts often as I move through my life.
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