A Review of Gaze by Christopher Howell

A Review of Gaze by Christopher Howell

    Divided into three parts, or ‘lives’ (the afterlife, the other life, and the inner life), Gaze reads as one poet’s quest to recover a lost idea of home. Through color-soaked memories of childhood filled with characters we come to recognize (a...
The English Revolution at University of Houston

The English Revolution at University of Houston

    Simone Weil wrote, “We are drawn toward a thing because we believe it is good. We end by being chained to it because it has become necessary.” As summer slowly opens her doors to the countless English graduate students across the country, those of us...
Review of  Dear Editor  by Amy Newman

Review of Dear Editor by Amy Newman

  Amy Newman’s latest collection, Dear Editor (Persea Books, 2011), is as funny as it is poignant. Told in three ‘seasons’ of prose poems, almost every poem begins “Dear Editor: Please consider the enclosed poems for publication.” We never get to read the poems...