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Remembering 89

By Notable Narratives November 7, 2005

Batz does justice to this story’s emotional content without tipping into mawkishness. He achieves this through his poised nut graph and delicate scene-writing. Read “Remembering 89,” by Bob Batz Jr. Read more

Here: In Etna

By Notable Narratives November 18, 2004

This is a neat topic, conducive to good scene with its unusual site, strong characters and broad reason to care: the dying practice of setting up pins by hand. Batz achieves a nice, light tone with his snappy lead. He … Read more