“Emily As We Get Trashy”, “Emily As She Came Home With Butter”, and “Emily As the Violence Has Decayed Wonderfully” have all been accepted for publication by Virga.

“Emily As A Lightning Bug”, “Emily As I Bought All of the Peaches”, and “Emily As She Put on the Blue Vest” have all been accepted for publication by Five2One.

Demaree’s straightforward, pared down lines and gut-punch style put this reader in mind of William Carlos Williams and Charles Bukowski. Two Towns Over is an act of bravery, detailing Ohio’s (and by extension the world’s) dark underbelly so it can, one hopes, be brought to light.

Dayna Kidd Patterson in Whale Road Review

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“Emily As Her Shiny Parts Are Not A Signal for Help” and “Emily As I Sit On A Stone Outside Our Front Door” have both been accepted for publication by Big Windows Review.