Release Date: September 1, 2010
Top 5 Facts About Pilgrims: A Love Story:
It won the Spring, 2008 Black River Chapbook Competition
It requires a legal disclaimer: Jude Law is not really Jude Law. Same goes for Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
"It's fakery and magic tricks, yes," says the author. "Misdirection. Diversions. Facades. But, disclaimers aside, these poems happened. To me."
There are signposts to help you guide the way: “You Are Here”.
...but it is the result of a crazy premise, followed poem to poem down a tangled knot of rabbit holes.
"Beitelman takes us on a pilgrimage both sensual and metaphysical, both comic and tragic, warning us against "shimmer, shine, and show" while delivering bushels of each." —Joel Brouwer