Review of American Rhapsody by Carole Stone

Review of American Rhapsody by Carole Stone

American Rhapsody by Carole Stone is a boozy, jazz-age collection of elegies for the poet’s deceased parents, as well as for America in the days of yore. Told in rhythmic, sometimes drunken party language, and woven around the physical place of New Jersey, the poems...
Review of The Agriculture Hall of Fame by Andrew Malan Milward

Review of The Agriculture Hall of Fame by Andrew Malan Milward

Virtually every story in Andrew Malan Milward’s Juniper Prize-winning collection, The Agriculture Hall of Fame, involves a disappearance. In “Skywriting,” “John,” and “Silver Creek, 1969,” that disappearance is of people. In “The Antichrist Chronicles,” an entire lake...
Review of The Hello Delay by Julie Choffel

Review of The Hello Delay by Julie Choffel

  Have you come around to listening to the sound of your own voice recorded: When messages repeat they delay their messages; when messages delete they’re afterwards fixed in time; how then the play commences. / /. . . / the future, alternately filled and emptied, the...