Joanne Mallari

This 'N That
Joanne Mallari

Reading Life After MFA

I’m not the first to say that reading and writing felt impossible after completing an MFA program: one comprehensive exam and a thesis defense later,

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Film
Joanne Mallari

After the Shot Drops

AFTER THE SHOT DROPS Randy Ribay delivers a morally complex narrative in his new young adult novel. After the Shot Drops follows the story of

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Incendiary Art

INCENDIARY ART  – POETRY COMES TO LIFE In his seminal book Black Is a Country, Nikhil Pal Singh argues, “modern U.S. racial history…relies on an

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Returning a Borrowed Tongue

RETURNING A BORROWED TONGUE: AN ANTHOLOGY OF FILIPINO AND FILIPINO-AMERICAN POETRY Returning a Borrowed Tongue allowed me to listen in on a conversation about the

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Science and Art Joining Forces

Cross-Pollinations: The Marriage of Science and Poetry How can an Amy Clampitt poem contribute to diabetes research? How can science lend the missing puzzle piece

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Fiction
Joanne Mallari

Ludie’s Life

What makes Ludie extraordinary is her life—not as it is shaped by popular success, but as it is lived. Award-winning author Cynthia Rylant weaves a

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Yankee Broadcast Network

The duo is at it again: after their colorful conquest of the United States in Poets’ Guide to America, John F. Buckley and Martin Ott

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Reviews
Joanne Mallari

The Moon Before Morning

There is nothing more intimate than a memory. We can share experiences with others. We can delight in the same sunrise; we can mourn the

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Acquainted with the Cold

Two strangers meet at a bar in the dead of winter: We can’t stop/erasing the ghost between our bodies, leaving//our mouths’ lost words all over/one

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Children’s early and middle readers
Joanne Mallari

When Did You See Her Last?

When Did You See Her Last? All the Wrong Questions To stop publishing Lemony Snicket—now that would be an unfortunate event. Fortunately, Little, Brown and

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Fiction
Joanne Mallari

The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street: 25th Anniversary Edition What purpose does art serve? What inspires you to practice your craft? These are questions that aspiring

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