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Enjoy this blurb & order George Franklin’s book from Sheila-Na-Gig Editions today!

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Enjoy these thoughts on George Franklin’s upcoming collection, Traveling for No Good Reason from Omar Villasana Cardoza, Editor of Revista Nagari and of Katakana Editores:

Are we compelled to travel for a reason? What is memory but nothing more than our own way to travel in time? George Franklin shows us, just like Cavafy in “Ithaca,” that the purpose of wandering from one place or era to another is not the destinations, but the roads we build between them that give meaning to our lives. In Traveling for No Good Reason, you will encounter cyclops, the stars’ secret motivations, Goya, ancient Chinese poets, and Greeks, but most of all, you will relive the author’s experiences (and I dare say, even your own) through the looking glass that only poetry can offer to daily life.

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Ships in mid November

About Grimmgirl

I co-founded the small press poetry magazine Sheila-Na-Gig in California in 1990. I ran the press for 10 years, producing 14 print copies of the journal. I now hold a Ph.D. in 20th Century American Literature from Ohio University and an MFA in poetry from the University of Washington. I am currently an Associate Professor of English at Ohio University Southern, where I teach courses in composition, American literature, and creative writing. My poetry, creative nonfiction, and critical essays have appeared, or are forthcoming, in The Brock Review, Proteus, Rattle, Spillway, and the critical anthologies, The Body in Medical Culture; On the Literary Nonfiction of Nancy Mairs; and Stephen King’s Contemporary Classics: Reflections on the Modern Master of Horror.

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