GO FIGURE: Intersections with Poet Alice Major
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GO FIGURE: Intersections with Poet Alice Major

By Susan Sechrist

“…numbers have this interesting quality—they are abstractions, used for a fairly narrow purpose: to signify quantities. But they’re also words, patterns of sound. And words make linkages all through our brains. That capacity for making long-distance connections is at the heart of metaphor.” Continue reading

FIVE in BLOOM: Fall Debuts
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FIVE in BLOOM: Fall Debuts

The leaves are crisping, the air is cooling, and we turn our attention from the books we carried in our beach bags and on airplanes to distant vacations, to the reads that will keep us warm in the coming months, stacked up as insulation along drafty windowsills, their colorful jackets bright against the graying sky. Here are five fall debuts from Bloomers. Continue reading