“There Are Still Empty Places in California” and Red Savina Review Reviewed in The Review Review

December 3, 2013

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Okay, this sentence gets complicated: a well-known online journal called The

Review Review, which publishes reviews of literary journals, today published a review of the journal Red Savina Review, whose most recent issue (September 8) included my essay, “There Are Still Empty Places in California.” I almost blush (almost) to quote the review, but here’s a piece of it: “Jim Brega’s opener falls into the ‘second person,’ how-to genre. You do this. You do that. It anchors the issue in the Southwest, but the writing itself is over-the-top fabulous.

I think I know what I want on my headstone…

Read the entire piece here.

One Response to ““There Are Still Empty Places in California” and Red Savina Review Reviewed in The Review Review”


  1. It’s a solid piece, Jim–I think they got it right. I’m also glad to see that, overall, RSR received a strong review. I’ve seen others fare far worse!


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