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World Literature Today reviews Tracy Franz's 'My Year of Dirt and Water'

Michael Palmer - Monday, June 25, 2018

We are happy to share that one of our favorite review outlets, World Literature Today has given us a very thoughtful review of one of our newest publications from our Spring 2018 lineup, My Year of Dirt and Water  Read More


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