I wrote a review of Jason Ockert's Shadoselves (Dzanc Books) and published in on Bridge Eight. If you know me, you know I consider Ockert a literary dad of sorts, and I was thrilled to read new work from him. READ IT HERE The book is great. In the review, I write: If you’ve read … Continue reading Review of SHADOWSELVES by Jason Ockert
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