Sunshine State translates the personal into the universal in essays ranging in subject from homelessness to domestic violence to Amway. Jaime Fountaine reviews.
“Wong’s poems feel ghosted by the wonder and the terror of a necropastoral landscape in which the speaker often finds herself engaged politically with the violence of another world, one defined by war and by the literal and figurative holes that violence makes in people.” Nick Gulig reviews Jane Wong’s debut collection of poems, Overpour.
American Flowers establishes Tyler Flynn Dorholt as a necessary and multivalent American voice. Tyler Cook reviews.
We can build a pool and throw a party then delete the stairs so that everybody drowns. Now we have ghosts. This is the logic. It is logos without pathos and makes perfect sense as an equation.
Ottessa Moshfegh’s Mailer-like swagger is backed by a refreshing and head-spinning form of fiction, well represented in her new collection, Homesick For Another World. Nathan Knapp reviews.
Adam DeGraff visits the Emily Dickinson retrospective at the Morgan Library and becomes immersed in previously unfamiliar aspects of her life.