"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

Monday Must Read! 

marilyn mccabeThis week, meet Marilyn McCabe, author of Perpetual Motion, published by The Word Works in 2012 as the winner of the Hilary Tham Capitol Collection contest.

Peek inside and purchase Marilyn’s book from Small Press Distribution:


A chapbook, Rugged Means of Grace, was published by Finishing Line Press:


Marilyn’s poem “On Hearing the Call to Prayer Over the Marcellus Shale on Easter Morning” was awarded A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Orlando Prize, fall 2012, appeared in the Los Angeles Review.

View it at http://aroomofherownfoundation.org/on-hearing-the-call-to-prayer-over-the-marcellus-shale-on-easter-morning-by-marilyn-mccabe/

Her work has appeared in literary magazines such as Nimrod, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and Painted Bride Quarterly, French translations and songs on Numero Cinq, and a video-poem on The Continental Review.

Visit Marilyn’s blog about writing and reading at marilynonaroll.wordpress.com

Read more of Marilyn’s work online:

Valparaiso Literary Review:


The Cortland Review:


Interview at TNB:



Happy reading, y’all!



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