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The Back Catalog

By Jim Speese Songs were in his head. Constantly. It was a problem and he supposed it wasn’t unique. Given the hegemonic presence of advertising jingles and TV show themes and music pumped into grocery stores and pharmacies and hospitals, it seemed quite likely that the fact that songs constantly…

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Book Spine Poetry Competition Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of our April Book Spine Poetry Competition! A big thank you to all those who submitted to the competition and those who took the time to vote on their favorite submission! Since the first and second place winners were but a vote apart,…

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Book Spine Poetry Contest 2014

April is National Poetry Month, and, to celebrate, The Penmen Review is having a Book Spine Poetry Contest! So, what is book spine poetry? Use the contents of your library and arrange book titles to create a poem. You can see examples here: http://bookriot.com/2012/10/26/the-best-of-book-spine-poetry/ To enter, take a photo of your…

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