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The Education of Oronte Churm

Oronte Churm is the pen name of John Griswold, who teaches in the MFA program at McNeese State University, proudly nestled in Cajun country on the Louisiana Gulf.

March 15, 2015 - 3:32pm
It was bound to happen.
March 8, 2015 - 8:53pm
When the horsemen come bearing chickens and Bud Light.
February 22, 2015 - 9:43pm
All the news was bad this month for a jaded idealist, what they called David Carr. Philip Levine’s was pancreatic. Bob Simon survived wars and captivity with grace, only to die in a Town Car in Manhattan.  Scientists announced the earth ruined: Oceans barren in 35 years, West Coast reduced to ashes and dust. They made a case for brimstoning the sky, hubris piled on hubris, like stratospheric thunderheads. Another extinction event. A great dying. Everything is relative, apologists say, things have always been falling apart. 
February 8, 2015 - 7:05pm
Not to be alarmist, but they're coming for you next.
January 21, 2015 - 8:12pm
A review of Shelley Puhak's poetry collection, by Katherine Hoerth.
January 15, 2015 - 8:03pm
The noodle was the last straw. 
December 18, 2014 - 7:52pm
John Domini reviews a forthcoming academic novel from Dalkey Archive Press.
December 18, 2014 - 12:18am
Gifts for the discerning academic.
November 25, 2014 - 10:42pm
Mysteries and misunderstandings.
November 6, 2014 - 8:20pm
Crownfeathers and Effigies, a new collection of poetry by Jerry Bradley, reviewed by Katherine Hoerth.


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