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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