Coming March 2019: Pre-Orders Begin November 29, 2018 In Blue Exhaust, Janet Reed confronts history and childhood in Middle America—a time of Rosemary’s Beauty Shop, a red Corvair, segregation—and displays that world with courage and affection. What makes this collection rare is its delivery of language commensurate to the importance of the stories. In a […]
That behemoth Bel-Air, its tail stopped by a tree, lurches outside the photo frame hiding its eyes, but most of all stilling its mouth – metal teeth in a tight grill tensed to spill the truth. It knows too much of the four posed along its flank, its silver trim and steel doors a backdrop […]
Spent parts littered his garage floor: camshaft, carburetor, and clamps. Hoses bled out their old clots, and molted belts snaked the gray concrete like Medusa on a bad hair day — my dad was rebuilding the car’s engine as he rebuilt himself when things went wrong like teeth grinding gears and groins to such […]
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