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Become a Friend of Gigantic Sequins!

Help us print our 4.2 Issue! One of the more difficult things for any journal is funding our endeavors. Gigantic Sequins wants you to be a part of our moving forward. We hope that you will join us in helping to print issue 4.1. To become a Friend of the Magazine, we will accept any amount, but the following amounts are suggested: Friend: up to $49 Donor: $50-$199 Patron: $200-499 Benefactor: $500 & up If you decide to support Gigantic Sequins , you will be credited as a Friend in the issue we send you.  You can request to be listed anonymously.  You can donate on our website by using the "buy now" buttons below, or by emailing us at if you would like to request a different amount than those indicated above. Buying a copy/subscription of our journal also helps a lot! Visit the GIGANTIC SEQUINS STORE ! If you can't donate to us now, please spread the word! All supporters will receive a copy of our 4.2 issue, maile

Books Read :: January-February 2013

I am doing another "year goal" this year, but I am not sure if I will meet it, as it is more books than I aimed for last year AND I haven't been reading as many books as usual. This is not for good reason: I am studying for the English Lit GREs and have been since the beginning of January. I take the test on April 20th, and after that I will be free to read as I please again. So, meanwhile, my accomplishments have been sparse in the reading department. I will share them with you below, though. Perhaps after the test, I will reinstate my previous method of entry with numbers and enthusiasm. WHAT GHOSTS ARE HAUNTED BY by Brian Warfield To help raise money for the great Turtleneck Press , Brian Warfield printed up this great little book of poems. He included, with my packages that came after my donation of "anything", an extra poem that hadn't been included in the book that I really liked. The poems in this short chapbook were oftentimes straight forward but