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Blog | February 10, 2016

Notes From Elsewhere: WR Author Updates, Awesome Women + More

Greetings, Rioters! I’ve decided my bookmark folder containing links for you all needs a good clear-out, so let’s have a few days’ worth Note From Elsewhere goodness, shall we? YES! Time to catch up.

First up, we have a shedload of WR Author Updates that I’ve neglected to tell you about:

Logen Cure, whose poem “These Are My Best Gifts” first appeared here, now has a full chapbook out called Still.

Previously seen here reviewing Philip Glass’ Einstein on The Beach, Fred Skolnik has a new novel, Death.

Katie Cortese has a collection of flash fiction out, Girl Power and Other Short-Short Stories. Her story “Disappearing Act”

Poetry | November 15, 2012

from ‘Captured by the Source’ by Andre Bagoo

Listen to a reading of “from ‘Captured by the Source’” by Andre Bagoo.

After Caravaggio, Christ on the Mount of Olives


Take note how wrong Caravaggio was: ‘Christ on the Mount of Olives’ yet Not a single leaf. Consider, too, Peter’s Leg, reminiscent of Angelina Jolie’s (it’s Well-moisturized, judging from the Smooth spread of the light). Peter lingers Like a czar, covering his crotch from A smiling James (the other brother, John, Pretends to be asleep but his wrinkling Forehead tells us he is not) and only Peter’s pinkie finger is disturbed when Left-handed Christ (a deliberate Touch?) makes