“Not more deep, more shallow. You take what you can.” A review of Gina Myers’s Hold It Down and the things that make up a life.
Four new poems from maven of mid-90s nostalgia Marisa Crawford detailing the life and times of the 8th Grade Hippie // whatever happened to all the mixtapes in the world??
This is much less a review of Phantom Camera and much more a summation of a single conversation spanning years which was caught in the throat of Gchat and coughed onto the page, whole hog.
Laura Carter delves into “this shifting image of myself in which I see my past, my present, my future, all indivisibly reflected” of Brandon Shimoda’s Portuguese, the first collaboration between Octopus Books and Tin House Press.
“In a story about Paris, you shouldn’t mention Paris.” Sheriffs and émigrés: two new poems by Jaswinder Bolina. Art by Danny Jock.
Three new poems from Eleanor Levine: leaping through consonants and seats in the nosebleeds.
Poet Anhvu Buchanan is two wolves disappearing in the distance. Art by Danny Jock.
“Searching awhile for a way towards the vast”: five poems by Howie Good. Art by Danny Jock.
Editor picks at the flesh of Evan J. Peterson’s Skin Job and find what meaty truths are hidden there. Next: a field trip to Chambers of Horror.
In which Fanzine has a conversation with poet Amy Gerstler about the accessibility of language, the relative usefulness of education, the state of the arts, and monsters.