“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.
“…a hand that brings a piece of bread to a mouth, a hand that holds a spoon to stir sugar into coffee, a finger that underlines a passage, fingers that flip a card that reveals our fate, a six of swords, a nine of wands drawn like long, reaching digits extended towards the sky.” New short fiction from Jessica Berger.
Marissa Nadler shares her source of inspiration in the work of Jan Svankmajer and how it influences her dark, dreamy music.
Lawrence English caught up with Bobby Power to talk about his latest album, Cruel Optimism, its relationship to the work of Lauren Berlant, and more.
American Flowers establishes Tyler Flynn Dorholt as a necessary and multivalent American voice. Tyler Cook reviews.