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Magdalena Ball runs The Compulsive Reader http://www.compulsivereader.com. Her stories, poetry, reviews and articles have appeared in many printed anthologies and journals, and have won several awards. She is the author of Black Cow, Repulsion Thrust, The Art of Assessment, Quark Soup, and Sleep Before Evening. Find out more at http://www.magdalenaball.com

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Black Cow

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Sleep Before Evening

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Happy June! (winter or summer - whichever season you’re in)  Our June Compulsive Reader newsletter has just gone out.  This month’s issue includes 11 (had to squeeze one more in) fresh reviews of such titles as Green Point Bearings by Kathryn Fry, The Anarchist Thing to Do by Michael Raship, Grace in Love by Ruth Latta, 16 Pills by Carley Moore and many more plus interviews with The History of... Read more of this blog post »
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"Magdalena Ball has written an ambitious poetry collection in Unmaking Atoms (Ginninderra Press, 2017). The work is peppered with themes that only an experienced writer can give force to. One such theme is loss. She presents this theme in a way tha..." Read more of this review »
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message 5: by Mary

Mary McCoy-Dressel Hi, Magdalena, Thanks for the friendship. It seems like we've been crossing paths for a long time!


message 4: by A.R.

A.R. Maggie, thanks for the add!


L.B.B. Magdalena


Thank you for the friendship!
Linda


Shadonna Thanks for the add. Have a great weekend!


message 1: by Roger

Roger Cottrell He Magdelena,
Thanks very much for the friendship on Goodreads and I am looking forward very much to reading your book.
ROGER


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