A Review of BODY OF RENDER by Felicia Zamora

A Review of BODY OF RENDER by Felicia Zamora

  Body of Render by Felicia Zamora Red Hen Press, 2020 In “Body of Render,” Felicia Zamora cleverly employs mini-prose poems and collage-like fragmentation, similar to previous collections, but what makes this book stand out is her attention to the current...
Begin Anew, Over and Over Again

Begin Anew, Over and Over Again

  Ballast by Alyse Knorr Seven Kitchens Press, 2019 “A teacher once told me poetry is wanting/ always to close itself, so you must constantly/ begin anew, over and over again—you must/ create whole new worlds every time you write,” states Alyse Knorr’s speaker in...
A Review of Kerrin McCadden’s KEEP THIS TO YOURSELF

A Review of Kerrin McCadden’s KEEP THIS TO YOURSELF

  Keep This To Yourself by Kerrin McCadden Button Poetry, 2020 “I search Craiglist for sadness: a white couch the only result,” begins “Weeks After My Brother Overdoses,” the final poem in Kerrin McCadden’s chapbook, Keep This to Yourself (Button Poetry 2020)....
A Review of Kerrin McCadden’s KEEP THIS TO YOURSELF

Books in Conversation

    Books in Conversation Bodega by Su Hwang (Milkweek, 2019) and Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Hong (One World, 2020)     To read Bodega by Su Hwang is to immerse oneself in a world, but to read this debut poetry collection in tandem with Minor...