Valerie Mejer’s Rain of the Future passes over and over through sleeping and waking states to weave a sense of identity among our mass collective history. Laura Carter reviews.
Jeff Alessandrelli talks form and contemporary poetry through a review Edward Hirsch’s A Poet’s Glossary.
Kari Larsen underlines the importance of the portrayal of contemporary young women in new fiction, through the lens of Kate Zambreno’s Green Girl.
Kaptain Carbon takes a look at the latest release from Andrew Jackson Jihad, folk punk, and dividing audiences.
Lucy Tiven unpacks the threads of affection, love, masturbation, and humanity alive in Spencer Madsen’s You Can Make Anything Sad.
A review of Blake J. Harris’s Console Wars, a letdown of a book about the ‘generation-defining’ battle between Sega and Nintendo.
Bruce Covey’s latest, Change Machine, employs a wide range of styles, tactics, impressions, to wondrous result. Ginger Ko reviews.
Courtney Maum reviews cult favorites, mordant humor, and Nobody Is Ever Missing by Catherine Lacey.
Vi Khi Nao
“What will it take to regrow or manufacture a soul?” asks Vi Khi Nao, in her exploration of Peter Liu’s existential metafiction, Bald New World.
Voids and wombs and wounds abound in Christine Wertheim’s latest onslaught, mUtter-bAbel. Paul Cunningham reviews.