Book Reviews

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  • Glacial Decoys

    Glacial Decoys

    By Luke Roberts

    In Trisha Brown’s Glacial Decoy, the performance that lends its title to Luke Roberts’s new...

  • The Silk Road

    The Silk Road

    By Kathryn Davis

    The characters of Kathryn Davis’ The Silk Road read as metaphorical appendages to one body....

    $24
  • Wifthing

    Wifthing

    By Pattie McCarthy

    Pattie McCarthy’s experimental poetry collection Wifthing blends traditional sonnet forms, medieval female experiences, and contemporary...

    $18.95
  • Maps of Injury

    Maps of Injury

    By Chera Hammons

    I have avoided writing this essay. This essay was really supposed to be strictly a...

    $12.99
  • Rise and Float

    Rise and Float

    By Brian Tierney

    According to the Victoria State Government (as in Victoria, Australia), “An object floats when the...

    $16
  • Even Shorn

    Even Shorn

    By Isabel Duarte-Gray

    In a note on the poem “Drunkard’s Path” in her debut poetry collection, Even Shorn,...

    $15.95
  • The Survival Expo

    The Survival Expo

    By Caki Wilkinson

    One could call it Middle America, the Heartland, Jesusland, or any number of other monikers...

    $15.95
  • A Harp in the Stars

    A Harp in the Stars

    By Randon Billings Noble (Editor)

    The term “lyric essay” has been with us for nearly thirty years, and while it...

    $24.95
  • Hesitancies

    Hesitancies

    By Sanjeev Sethi

    Sanjeev Sethi is a mature and conscious poet—rare qualities among writers of contemporary Indian-English poetry....

    $13.99
  • The Whole Picture Show

    The Whole Picture Show

    By Arthur McMaster

    Arthur McMaster’s The Whole Picture Show offers a breathtakingly beautiful portrait of everyday life. As...

    $13.78
  • Noise Cancellation

    Noise Cancellation

    By Jhilam Chattaraj

    Noise and signal are parts of the same phenomenon, but signal is the information the...

    $12.99
  • Vibratory Milieu

    Vibratory Milieu

    By Carrie Hunter

    In the “Notes” to Vibratory Milieu, Carrie Hunter describes the book as a work of...

    $16.95
  • The Clarity of Hunger

    The Clarity of Hunger

    By Cheryl Pappas

    Cheryl Pappas’s debut flash fiction collection, The Clarity of Hunger, explores longing of all kinds....

    $10
  • Ghost Tracks

    Ghost Tracks

    By Sneha Subramanian Kanta

    “A wound is a place of burial. . . Call the wound a language.” At...

    $8.95
  • Her Read: A Graphic Poem

    Her Read: A Graphic Poem

    By Jennifer Sperry Steinorth

    Our expectations about what a book is and might contain are constantly evolving. In our...

    $29.95
  • Moth Funerals

    Moth Funerals

    By Gaia Rajan

    Gaja Rajan writes in the first poem of Moth Funerals, “You’ve heard this one before,”...

    $8.50
  • Alien Stories

    Alien Stories

    By E. C. Osondu

    In Alien Stories, Nigerian-born E. C. Osondu collects playful parables of immigrants and exotic cultures,...

    $17
  • Imagine Us, The Swarm

    Imagine Us, The Swarm

    By Muriel Leung

    Muriel Leung’s powerful second book is divided into seven parts, each of which are formally...

    $16.95