Enter The Tusculum Review’s Writer’s Room, a virtual roundtable of the artists our staff members are reading in summer quarantine.
I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying Bassey Ikpi Harper Perennial, 2019Paperback: 272 pages; $15.99 Bassey Ikpi writes the broken, beautiful truth about living with bipolar II disorder On ESPN’s podcast The Right Time with Bomani Jones, Bassey Ikpi says that I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying was initially pitched as a self-help, positivity
Rachel Swatzell is a Senior Creative Writing and Literature major at Tusculum University. Swatzell is published in The Blue Route, The Tusculum Review, The Mildred Haun Review, SHIFT: a publication of MTSU Write, and Entropy Magazine. Swatzell is the recipient of the 2018-2019 Curtis Owens Literary Award for poetry and drama. She currently serves as
Tanya Paperny, winner of the 2019 Tusculum Review Poetry Chapbook Prize. “How the Russians Ruined Their Glasses” and other poems selected by judge Bhanu Kapil.