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All the Dead Are Holy, by Larry Levy

Larry Levy is the best kind of writer. His poems—with their honesty and intimacy—invite you in, ask you to sit at the table, and listen to the stories you need to hear about the past that is never past, the wars that will not end, and the people who continue to love even though they are gone. Hearing his stories, you begin to wake to your own stories, your own losses and loves, and finally you want to take his hand and thank him for what he has given you.

— John Guzlowski, Echoes of Tattered Tongues

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Larry Levy’s poems have appeared in The Virginia Quarterly Review, Wyoming Review, Poet and Critic (Iowa), Poet Lore (Washington DC), The Driftwood Review, Third Wednesday, South Carolina Review, Controlled Burn, and other little and online magazines.

An earlier book, I Would Stay Forever If I Could and New Poems is in a second expanded printing from Mayapple Press. He has also published Three Things That Have Nothing to Do With Teaching, a collection of reflective logs.

Retired from teaching at every level from pre-school to graduate school, Larry and his wife Cheryl live in Midland, Michigan where they direct plays and conduct workshops on acting and writing for the Midland Center for the Arts.

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