Blog Chamber Four has recently reviewed BrickHouse Books’ Director Clarinda Harriss’ book The White Rail in their recent literary reviews. Filled with details, analysis, and a strong summary, reviewer Charles Rammelkamp assess The White Rail with great enthusiasm and understanding of the novel.
Below is an excerpt from Rammelkamp’s review:
Reading Clarinda Harriss’s fiction is like reading another version of Laura Lippman’s and Anne Tyler’s Baltimores mixed up together, from the genteel dilapidation of old Baltimore to the dangerous underbelly of the city’s streets. The White Rail is a slender volume, precious as a poetry collection, consisting of six stories, all set in Baltimore or nearby…
The staff of Loch Raven Review are happy to announce their Fall/Winter issue is now available online at www.lochravenreview.net.
Their new issue includes poetry, translation of works by Korean poets, a piece of nonfiction, a tribute to Seamus Heaney, and several pieces of fiction.
If you’re interested in submitting, the Spring deadline is February 28 and Summer deadline is May 31. For more information check out their guidelines here.
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