This PLJ issue presents an interview with D.J. Butler, who has had a successful career in corporate law, and has published several fantasy and children's books with top presses. It also carries over forty, detailed book reviews of fiction, scholarly, general interest and art books by the editor, Anna Faktorovich. Then, an essay by John Basourakos (Assistant Professor at Fu Jen Catholic University) about David Mamet's (American) examination of a besieged and troubled American manhood in his plays. You will also find a longer than usual collection of innovative new poetry from John J. Brugaletta (professor emeritus at California State University, Fullerton), Millard C. Davis (entomologist), Louis Gallo (teaches at Radford University), Anna Kapungu, Simon Perchik (attorney), Timothy Robbins, Sam Robertson (served as a Visiting Fellow at the University of Notre Dame), Michael Skau (emeritus professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha), Kim Cope Tait, William Waters (associate professor at the University of Houston Downtown) and Howard Winn (Professor of English at SUNY). Finally, the short stories section includes works by Kristin Fouquet, Phillip Parotti (taught at Sam Houston State University) and Henry Simpson.
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About the Author
Anna Faktorovich is the Director and Founder of the Anaphora Literary Press. She previously taught for over four years at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and the Middle Georgia State College. She has a Ph.D. in English Literature and Criticism, an MA in Comparative Literature, and a BA in Economics. She published two academic books with McFarland: Rebellion as Genre in the Novels of Scott, Dickens and Stevenson (2013) and The Formulas of Popular Fiction: Elements of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Religious and Mystery Novels (2014). She published a poetry collection, Improvisational Arguments (Fomite Press, 2011). She published two fantasy novellas with Grim's Labyrinth Publishing: The Great Love of Queen Margaret, the Vampire (2014) and The Campaigns against the Olden: Kingdoms of Laruta (2014). She has been editing and writing for the independent, tri-annual Pennsylvania Literary Journal since 2009, and started the second Anaphora periodical, Cinematic Codes Review in 2016. She has presented her research at the MLA, SAMLA, EAPSU, SWWC, BWWC and many other conferences. And she won the MLA Bibliography, Kentucky Historical Society and Brown University Military Collection fellowships.