Best of Write From Wrong: Editor’s Note

Dear Anyone Who Was Ever Told They Couldn’t Do Something In Life, I hope you tried. I hope you gave it your all. I hope that if you love something, you promise to put everything you can possibly give into it. I hope because myself along with 7 others (Siobhan, Greg, Taylor, Hayley, Keith, Courtney, … Continue reading

Best of Write From Wrong: Reviews

“I really enjoyed the review of the legendary Bruce’s latest endeavor because the piece was not afraid to acknowledge Bruce for what he is. My favorite line was, ‘Springsteen has always been a working class troubadour (at times without merit) while gracefully straddling the line between classic and cheesy.’ Well said” – Courtney McNamara, Spotlight … Continue reading

Editor’s Note – Twenty-Third Issue

Dear Writers, Dreamers, Believers, There is so much to say. First things first, I must say Happy National Poetry Month. We are already halfway through the month and if you haven’t celebrated yet,then make sure you’re at least able to stuff your face with some great poetry. In our penultimate issue for the year, we … Continue reading

Book Review: Skin, Inc by Thomas Sayers Ellis

Review by Keith Gaboury Through one hundred and seventy five pages of verse, Thomas Sayers Ellis’ Skin, Inc.: Identity Repair Poems is if anything ambitious. Ellis has written his poetic manifesto on race from James Brown, President Barack Obama and Michael Jackson. Indeed, the collection is divided into theme-based sections. Spanning nine pages, one of … Continue reading

Editor’s Note – Twenty-First Issue

Dear Readers, Lovers, and Fighters through the use of a Pen, Elizabeth Bishop ends her Five Flights Up poem with the line, (A yesterday I find almost impossible to lift). This line resonated deep within my soul because like our past, yesterday will almost always be impossible to forget about. In writing, yesterday is always … Continue reading

Reviews: leadbelly by Tyehimba Jess

Review by Keith Gaboury In leadbelly, Tyehimba Jess merges history and poetry. Of course, in order to understand who a person is, one has to know who and where they came from. For Leadbelly or Huddie William Ledbetter, the first section is titled “what kind of soul has man?” Jess assumes the voice of his … Continue reading

Book Reviews by the Editors: Room

Reflection and Review of Room by Emma Donoghue Written by Courtney McNamara Trapped. Hidden. Isolated. No escape.  We have all metaphorically experienced these feelings before, but what about literally?  Aside from an half-hour stint in an upstairs room due to a malfunctioning lock, I have never been somewhere I could not physically leave. However, in … Continue reading