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August 17, 2016
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Review: At Night by Lisa Ciccarello

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September 11, 2015
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  At Night, by Lisa Ciccarello. Boston MA: Black Ocean. 72 pages. $14.95, paper.   I imagine Lisa Ciccarello a sort of Nick Cave from Wim Wenders’ Wings of Desire, walking up to the microphone: I’m not going to tell them about the dead. I’m not going to tell them about the dead. “I want […]


Review: Paper Doll Fetus by Cynthia Marie Hoffman

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September 11, 2015
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Paper Doll Fetus, by Cynthia Marie Hoffman. New York NY: Persea Books. 64 pages. $15.95, paper.   Cynthia Marie Hoffman’s Paper Doll Fetus is a devastating and rich collection. Several pages in, it occurs to me that this is the third book of poetry focused on pregnancy/the body of the mother I have read this […]


Review: War of the Foxes by Richard Siken

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July 6, 2015
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  Review: War of the Foxes by Richard Siken By David Anthony Martin War of the Foxes: Copper Canyon Press. 47 pages, $17.00, paper.   In War of the Foxes, the poet and painter, Richard Siken, questions the impetus of artistic creation, the meanderings of word choice and revision in the artist’s attempt to translate […]


Review: Slant of Arils by Donia Mounsef

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July 6, 2015
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  Review: Slant of Arils by Donia Mounsef By Sonya Vatomsky   Slant of Arils, by Donia Mounsef. Damaged Goods Press. 45 pages. $6.00, paper; $3.00, ebook.   Slant of Arils is the first chapbook from Damaged Goods Press, a new micro-press dedicated to queer/trans poetry and flash fiction, and it is an utterly delightful […]


Review: The Bone and the Body by Laura Kochman

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July 6, 2015
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  Review: The Bone and the Body by Laura Kochman By Sonya Vatomsky The Bone and the Body, by Laura Kochman. Midland PA: BatCat Press. 77 pages. $18.00, paper.   I believe this may be the truth: I have put off writing a review since I devoured Laura Kochman’s full-length debut The Bone and the […]


Review: Stationed Near the Gateway by Margaret Bashaar

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May 5, 2015
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  Review: Stationed Near the Gateway by Margaret Bashaar By Sonya Vatomsky     Stationed Near the Gateway, by Margaret Bashaar. Knoxville, TN: Sundress Publications. 82 pages. $12.00 pre-order, paper.   “I will teach pronunciation while you sleep” promises the Bird of Paradise and whether we’re kidnapped or go willingly our road ends at the […]


Review: Sara or the Existence of Fire by Sara Woods

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January 1, 2015
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    Review: Sara or the Existence of Fire by Sara Woods written by Christopher Morgan “Sara or the Existence of Fire,” the second book by Sara Woods, is a heartfelt portrait of a young girl growing up in an imaginative world where her mother is made of moths and her father is a wolf. […]


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