Monthly Archives: April 2012

“No other word will do. For that’s what it was. Gravy.”

The line is from “Gravy,” a poem by Raymond Carver that still hangs over the desk Tom had to finally abandon on April 18, 2003, at age 50—at the same age Carver had to abandon his. Much too young for … Continue reading

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Dreams do come true.

Life—when we are not slogging through the interminable and annoying detritus of it; like taxes, traffic, flat tires, kitty’s hair-balls, and the relentlessly vicious onslaught of weeds in the garden, and all the other boring exasperations that fill our days—is … Continue reading

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Thank you.

This is what over thirty years of publishing The Bloomsbury Review looks like. A lot of hands and a lot of bodies have taken turns rolling this boulder uphill, year after year, issue after issue—and that’s just on site, here … Continue reading

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