This is getting some attention: Why NewPages won't review anonymous publications.
I've probably linked it before, but I'm linking it again: Significant Objects.The value of the Bechdel test.
A bunch of interesting links at LitKicks, including Jim Carroll's funeral card, which I think most Catholics would refer to as a mass card (and yes, there was a mass). Thanks to the illustration on the card, I fell down a Google rabbit hole and learned/was reminded that St. Francis of Assisi received the stigmata.
A sentence that isn't quite right, but I'm keeping it anyway (and I liked the book too): Laura Ellen Scott on A Jello Horse.
It was ten years afterward, for me. These days, I don't think the process ever ends...unless you elect to stop it.Lily Hoang on pretense.
Next Northville Review: September 24. Feel free to go look at the new color scheme now, though.