Spring poetry PREVIEW: a Q&A with Jimmy McInnes, author of A More Perfect [

On March 18, 2008,  at the height of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, Senator Barack Obama delivered his famous “A More Perfect Union” speech at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was an iconic moment in an already memorable campaign that had seen the meteoric rise of then-candidate Obama from bright

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Spring poetry PREVIEW: guest blogger Pearl Pirie on her new book the pet radish, shrunken + two poems

This week, the BookThug blog welcomes guest blogger Pearl Pirie, poet and author of the forthcoming the pet radish, shrunken (available March 5th from BookThug). the pet radish, shrunken is the third full-length collection of poetry from the inimitable Pearl Pirie. Sly and virtuosic, Pirie’s new collection speaks in a range of styles and voices: From a military

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