Review of door of thin skins by Shira Dentz

Review of door of thin skins by Shira Dentz

  Part poetry, part prose, Shira Dentz’s latest collection breaks apart expectations of form and language, resisting category at every turn. On the surface, door of thin skins revolves around one woman’s relationship with her psychotherapist, Dr. Abe. But such a...
Review of As Sweet as Honey by Indira Ganesan

Review of As Sweet as Honey by Indira Ganesan

  Readers of Indira Ganesan’s latest novel, As Sweet as Honey, will find themselves in Pi, “the tiniest crescent-shaped bindi above the eyebrows to Sri Lanka’s tear, a small spit of an island floating in the Bay of Bengal, resembling Madras when Madras was Madras...
Review of  Echo, Echo, Light by Kit Frick

Review of Echo, Echo, Light by Kit Frick

  The moon is cyclical in nature and Kit Frick has brought it to a new phase with Echo, Echo, Light. The winner of the 2nd Annual Slope Editions Chapbook Prize, Echo, Echo, Light is a series of twenty poems that interrogate language, exploration, space, and the...
Review of The Revolver in the Hive by Nicolas Hundley

Review of The Revolver in the Hive by Nicolas Hundley

  I won’t mention the urn made of wood, the wooden urn. I won’t mention what this might entail. I won’t mention the noise escaping from the urn. The poems throughout Revolver in the Hive are the “noise / escaping from the urn.” At the center of...
Review of Refuge by Adrie Kusserow

Review of Refuge by Adrie Kusserow

Of course they were tempted to lie down for a moment, under the lone tree, with its barely shade, to rest just a little while before moving on, the days passing slyly, hallucinations floating like kites above them until the blanched bones lay scattered in a ring...
Review of The Switching/Yard by Jan Beatty

Review of The Switching/Yard by Jan Beatty

  Jan Beatty’s latest collection is one you will want to read. It is as much a journey though the poet’s own sense of origin as it is an exploration of what it means to be alive right now, in this moment. As the title poem insists, “we are all so / separate with...