Zachary Thomas Dodson’s Bats of the Republic combines sci-fi, mystery, steampunk, and many other modes with continuously innovative design. Carolyn DeCarlo reviews.
Kent Shaw reviews the showering aliveness of James McCorkle’s newest collection of poetry.
A comprehensive and intimate breakdown of the various forms of consciousness in play in Feng Sun Chen’s The 8th House. Carrie Lorig reviews.
Sam DiBella unpacks the game design and cryptic narrative of the interactive movie video game, Her Story, in which the user must solve a murder using only a police database of interview clips.
Dick Cheney has a heart? Well, he does now at least, rendered by its impression in Heather Fuller’s tragicomic verse.
Leopoldine Core’s Veronica Bench embodies a vulvar space alongside Lara Glenum, Ish Klein, Gertrude Stein. Maggie Millner reviews.
Tanner Tafelski looks at some of the mood at work in John Magary’s latest film, the comic-drama, The Mend.
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Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha’s Bodymap peers calmly and unflinchingly into deep trauma, both social and sexual. Grace Shuyi Liew reviews.
Kent Shaw dives through the multiple abstractions and lyricism of Eric Ekstrand’s Laodicea.
What is BreakBeat poetry? Who is Miss Black America? Morgan Parker’s debut collection sheds a ton of necessary light. Gina Myers reviews.