Archive for ‘December, 2014’

“Broken Rooms: Sculpture in 12 Months of Haiku” by Ellis Avery and William Corwin

When we started Two Cities Review, almost a year ago, our mission was to find and promote work that bridged form and genre. We wanted work that didn’t fit into neat boxes, work that challenged our ideas of what fiction or nonfiction or poetry was, work that combined written word with visual art. When artists from different areas come together, the results can be startling, fresh, and truly breathtaking. This merging of styles and art forms is readily apparent in “Broken Rooms,” a book released last month that blends a year of haiku by Ellis Avery with broken plaster sculpture …

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Issue 4 is here!

Issue 4 has arrived, readers! We’re very excited about these, dark, cold, and often cruel visions of the season in our first winter issue. We have stunning fiction, poetry, and nonfiction to enjoy, as well as a new letter from your intrepid editors, that can be read in the issue or on our homepage. And we are also announcing our very first Prose contest, which you can learn more about on our contest page. Head on over to our current issue now!…

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Letter from the Editors: Issue 4, Winter 2014

WINTER’S BRUTALITY HAS INSPIRED OUR WRITERS THIS SEASON. There’s something in the air this December; we received many startling, vivid, and haunting poems this review cycle that made us shiver. We delighted in the ice, the snow, and the chapped lips that define both of our cities. There’s a way that cities of the north transform themselves in the winter that can be truly inspiring, and can shape our lives as well. We tend to hole up in Boston; you won’t see people’s faces for a while, as they scuttle from place to place in oversized parkas. In New York, …

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