the museum of americana

a literary review

Interview with David Lee

Poet and museum friend Justin Evans talks to Western poet David Lee about his new book Last Call, retirement, and how his writing methods have changed with time. ~  ~  ~ … Continue reading

June 11, 2014

Three Anthology Opportunities

            Reviews editor M.E. Silverman is busy working on a handful of anthologies that might be of interest to our contributors and readers. See below … Continue reading

June 9, 2014

David Lee’s Last Call — Review by Justin Evans

For those of you unfamiliar with David Lee’s poetry, you will have to adjust to the idea of narrative by way of colloquial vernacular. Lee’s ear for rural idiom and … Continue reading

June 5, 2014

Q & A With Issue Five Contributor Keith Lesmeister

the museum speaks to Issue Five contributor Keith Lesmeister about his flash piece “Under the Cottonwood Tree.” We were struck by the juxtaposition in your flash piece “Under the Cottonwood Tree,” which … Continue reading

April 26, 2014

Q & A With Issue Five Contributor Allison Coffelt

the museum talks to Issue Five contributor Allison Coffelt about her essay “The Mud Hut.” “The Mud Hut” addresses what it’s like for friends and family to see a loved one … Continue reading

April 20, 2014

Interview With Four Michigan Poets

Editor M.E. Silverman converses with Michigan poets Carol Smallwood (CS); Elinor Benedict (EB); Foster Neill (FN); and Robert Fanning (RF). In a grandiose style, how would someone introduce you to … Continue reading

March 15, 2014

Interview With Lee Martin

Issue Three contributor Kevin McKelvey interviews Midwestern writer Lee Martin. ~  ~  ~ Lee Martin’s novels, short stories, memoirs, and essays are infused with local history, geography, and culture, mostly … Continue reading

March 14, 2014