The Legend of the Albino Farm. By Steve Yates. (Unbridled Books, 2017, Pp. 224) Reviewed by Alex Pinnon The Legend of the Albino Farm by Steve Yates is, at its surface, a story about an Ozark family destined to be trapped by the contingency of their own land; however, under the surface, there is a haunting story driven by the inner horror of existential despair and … [Read more...] about Book Review: The Legend of the Albino Farm by Steve Yates.
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Hard Toward Home. By C.D. Albin. (Press 53, 2016, Pp. 156) Reviewed by Tim Coone Stories of compassion, violence, regret, and longing make up C. D. Albin’s Hard Toward Home. His characters are often haunted by the memories of acts that dictate the present. They repeat cycles of destruction and struggle to control actions. They are often distraught, lonely, and … [Read more...] about Book Review: Hard Toward Home by C.D. Albin
Axe, Fire, Mule. By C.D. Albin (Golden Antelope Press, 2018, Pp. 88) Reviewed by Terrell Tebbetts Craig Albin’s debut collection of poems, Axe, Fire, Mule, provides everything that will satisfy Albin’s admirers and charm newcomers to his work. As his previous volume of short stories manifests, Albin is above all a story-teller. Imagine his speakers as soft-spoken … [Read more...] about Book Review: Axe, Fire, Mule by C.D. Albin