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Wake, by Laura Madeline Wiseman. Aldrich Press, 2015. $14.00, 67 pages.
Unlike Emily Dickinson, who could not stop for death, Laura Madeline Wiseman embraces death and her cohorts—both mythological and real—in her newest poetry collection Wake. With carefully crafted images …2
You say, I’m so glad it’s summer and I agree. You say, I hope we never grow tired of each
other, and I think this is an odd thing to say in the context of summer. I say, You …
how much longer can I stand on this beach
how much longer can I write through the sand on this beach
how much longer can I watch them bury my friends on this beach
they bury the dogs on the …1
I was late telephoning Francine Prose. Thrilled by (and not a little nervous about) our impending conversation, I forgot that New York operates one full hour ahead of New Orleans. Thus I returned home from the store to a missed …1
Salad Anniversary, by Machi Tawara. Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter. Pushkin Press, 2015. $14, 112 pages.
Since the end of World War II, the Western appetite for Japanese literature has grown tremendously, yet most writing being translated from the …5
Contributors: Chana Bloch, James Capozzi, Eduardo Milán, William Borden, Tom Haushalter, Guy R. Beining, Emmy Hunter, Rob Yardumian, Keith Cartwright, David Francis, Ioan Flora, Donald Maginnis, Aurelie Sheehan, Nathan Whiting, Thomas Dukes, Michael Ives, Michael Czyzniejewski, Ji-Taek Park, Daniel Gutstein, …0
Julia Cohen, Collateral Light, Brooklyn Arts Press, 2013. $15.95, 92 pages.
Julia Cohen’s second full-length poetry collection is a graceful and brutal welcoming into the body of our own lives: an invitation to hold a magnifying glass up to our …0
Contributors: J.C. Ellefson, Sergey Gandlevsky, John Gery, Mark Halliday, Leilani Hall, Ruth Hamel, Jon Hauss, Melissa Huseman, Julia Johnson, Neal Kirchner, Joy Lahey, Gordon Lish, Peter Markus, Philip Metres, Simon Perchik, Russell Potter, Porter Rockwell, Chris Ross, Heather Sellers, Ed …0
Our Education, by Lincoln Michel. Electric Literature, 2012. $.99, 17 pages.
As microcosm of our society, Our Education by Lincoln Michel succeeds in drawing parallels between society and a school in which all the teachers have vanished. The narrator is …3
War of the Encyclopaedists, the first novel from writing duo Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite, is a coming-of-age roller coaster, an Iraq War novel, a millennial romance, and a buddy flick set to print. Robinson and Kovite toy with …3