My Favorite Tyrants by Joanne Diaz
Reviewed by Caron Andregg

by Caron Andregg “Surely, there’s something beyond this” is the last phrase in Joanne Diaz’s Brittingham Prize-winning collection My Favorite Tyrants, and as fitting a last line has probably never been penned. Diaz’s finely-rendered poems are at once deeply personal narratives and meditations on the larger universal forces molding the self.  The intimate is revealed … Continue reading My Favorite Tyrants by Joanne Diaz
Reviewed by Caron Andregg

Caron Andregg

Caron Andregg is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Cider Press Review. Her poems have appeared in print and online journals, and in the anthology Line Drives: 100 Contemporary Baseball Poems (2002, Southern Illinois University Press). In her non-poetic life, she owns SeaCliff Media Marketing, a Web design, eBook and marketing company, with too much help … Continue reading Caron Andregg

Ruth Foley Steps Down as Managing Editor

It is with great sadness that I must announce Ruth Foley will be stepping down as the long-time Managing Editor of Cider Press Review. Ruth joined CPR a decade ago in 2009 as an Associate Editor. She and I quickly bonded, discovering we had similar (though not identical) ideas about what made good writing, and … Continue reading Ruth Foley Steps Down as Managing Editor