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Ideal Home Noise (13): Clarke, Cortázar, Pushwagner

Jeff Jackson

08.14.17

Jeff Jackson dives in to the lifetime work of Alan Clarke, explores the latest release from the brain of Cortázar, and the uncovering of a thought-lost masterpiece from Pushwagner.

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THE LARGE PLASTIC BAG OF EXPERIENCE: A REVIEW OF ARI BANIAS’ ANYBODY

Jameson Fitzpatrick

08.03.17

Jameson Fitzpatrick reviews Ari Banias’ debut collection of poems, Anybody, finding its context between Adorno and Rankine.

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The Desires of the Protagonist: On Alissa Nutting’s Made for Love

Becca Schuh

07.24.17

“What woman hasn’t experienced a relationship where she ultimately discovered that she was a tool to progress a man’s fantasy, fulfilling a role rather than being regarded as an equal?” Becca Schuh reviews Alissa Nutting’s scintillating new novel, Made for Love.

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THIS HEAVY BEAUTY: A REVIEW OF LISA RUSS SPAAR’S OREXIA

Sarah V. Schweig

07.20.17

“A clock transforms to a castle, to a beehive, to a vagina so swiftly here, one can hardly catch one’s breath. ” Sarah V. Schweig on Lisa Russ Sparr’s exquisite new collection, Orexia.

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To the Bone Is Nothing New: Depicting Eating Disorders Has Always Meant Glamorizing

JoAnna Novak

07.17.17

“By getting stalled on the question of whether or not eating disorders are glamorized in their depiction (they are, case closed), we are culturally yet again distracted by skinniness.” JoAnna Novak opens up about her own struggle with EDs while deconstructing what’s really on display in To The Bone, a controversial new Netflix-produced film depicting the life of a 20-year-old anorexic girl searching for answers.

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Ruin Reviews in Review and Final Review

Sean Kilpatrick

07.13.17

Sean Kilpatrick’s final entry in his survey of American cities in ruin, including Detroit, Atlanta, and New York City, finds him looking back upon the ruin of language.

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Annihilating Generosity: A Review of Zoe Dzunko’s Selfless

Niina Pollari

06.29.17

“When a body is selfless, it gives away everything, including itself. There is plenty of giving away of the self in this chapbook, for the sake of the other: it happens in the world, in the bedroom, in the mirror.” Niina Pollari reviews Zoe Dzunko’s latest chapbook of poems, Selfless.

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All The Things We Cannot Know: A Review of Sunshine State

Jaime Fountaine

06.20.17

Sunshine State translates the personal into the universal in essays ranging in subject from homelessness to domestic violence to Amway. Jaime Fountaine reviews.

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Aerial 10 & Lyn Hejinian: Poetics of Inquiry

Fitz Fitzgerald

06.13.17

Fitz Fitzgerald delves into an issue of Aerial devoted to the life and work of Lyn Hejinian, including essays by Kevin Killian, Katy Lederer, and Ron Silliman.

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FIVE GHOSTS: A REVIEW OF JANE WONG’S OVERPOUR

Nick Gulig

06.08.17

“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.