“Named for Hyderabad, India, Sham-e-Ali Nayeem’s debut book of poetry, City of Pearls explores loss and grief through the experience of a Muslim Indian woman whose sense of home is further lost following the death of her father.” Gina Myers in conversation with Sham-e-Ali Nayeem.
Gina Myers takes a look at Ryan Eckes’ latest, General Motors, which examines Philadelphia, capitalism, and pigeons shitting on bosses.
Sandra Simonds melds domestic discontent with the unpredictable in her new collection, Steal It Back. Gina Myers reviews.
What is BreakBeat poetry? Who is Miss Black America? Morgan Parker’s debut collection sheds a ton of necessary light. Gina Myers reviews.
As We Know redefines the writer/editor relationship by blurring all boundaries between them. Gina Myers reviews.
Jamie Iredell talks with Gina Myers about why he is ashamed of who he is, but not afraid of it.
Laura Relyea has transformed Ke$ha, the very embodiment of glitter’s most popular properties (sharp, dangerous, sparkles) into an everywoman, the kind of best friend a girl dreams about, a glorious and monstrous synthesis of all the women you wish you could be, in her forthcoming chapbook All Glitter, Everything. Gina Myers sits down with Relyea to discuss her many varied projects and inspirations.
The llama from Napoleon Dynamite or Peter Davis’s muse? The shifting, fading, making out image of Tina and her legacy.