Contributors: Jody Cordova, Joan Fay Cuccio, Bonnie Arant Ertelt, Randall Garrison, Stephen Gibson, Bruce Henricksen, B.D. Love, Todd James Pierce, James M. Tierney, William F. Van Wert, Christine Wiltz
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Timothy Morton, an author and intellectual whose work largely examines ecology through the lens of posthuman philosophy, will give a talk at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the Whitney Presentation Room in Thomas Hall on the campus of …1
Slow Startle, by Rohan Chhetri. The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective, 2016. $17, 72 pages.
Imagine a poet whose literary ancestry can be found not in a poet or other poets but in a poem. Midway through reading the young …7
Midland, by Honor Gavin. Penned in the Margins, 2014. $15, 320 pages.
Recently short listed for the Gordon Burn Prize, Midland is ostensibly a novel about the English midlands, and in particular, the post-war urban history of Birmingham. The city, …6
Belief is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe, by Lori Jakiela. Atticus Books, 2015. $15, 293 pages.
I’ve been having a hard time writing about Lori Jakiela’s beautiful new memoir Belief is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe. I …4
Contributors: Cody Peace Adams (“Polish Movers,” fiction); Patricia Colleen Murphy (“Beloved Father Person,” nonfiction); Juan Rengifo-Borrero (“To Create a World,” poetry); Max Ross (“Harold’s Problem,” nonfiction); Lynda Sexson (“A Nickel Novel,” fiction)
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The stars of very dense neutrons
The stars for giving you kisses
White dwarf stars
We know no more than the smallest part of the universe
And I know your mouth entire
Carlos Edmundo de Ory (1923-2010) was a …3
I ask you to help me move
the cadaver: you demure.
I ask you to help me conjugate
French verbs: you aver.
I ask you for the sun & moon,
to rewrite the dictionary,
to decolonize modern love.
I ask …
An experiment with the form of the nineteenth-century-style review: mega-long excerpts connected by impressionistic ligaments.
Seven Gothic Tales, by Isak Dinesen. Random House, 1934.
Seven Gothic Tales is a set of enchanting stories in late-modernist prose by Isak Dinesen. From …3
The Rusted City, by Rochelle Hurt. White Pines Press, 2014. $16, 108 pages.
At a recent Belt Mag reading in Youngstown, Ohio, Rochelle Hurt read poems from The Rusted City to an audience of citizens living the book. …3
Contributors: L.T. Biddison, John Mosier, Don Riso, Catherine Savage, Florence M. Hecht, William Kotzwinkle, Gerald Locklin, Williams Mills, Lawrence Judson Reynolds, James Tipton, Hodding Carter, Barney Fortier, Ralph Adamo, Fort de Joux, Alvin Aubert, Ann Darr, Gene Frumkin, Robert S. …0