>>posted: 11-10-2015

Martha Ronk reviews
Lazy Suzie
by Suzanne Doppelt (trans. Cole Swensen)
Lazy Suzie is an ecstatic, often surreal exploration of the eye’s ability to turn about, to travel out the window, into a painting, through the telescope, over the hills, through the images of a...[more]

>>posted: 9-5-2015

Sueyeun Juliette Lee reviews
A Swarm of Bees in High Court
by Tonya M. Foster
“black performance has always been the ongoing improvisation of a kind of lyricism of the surplus—invagination, rupture, collision, augmentation."—Fred Moten, In the Break A long nocturne,...[more]

>>posted: 7-22-2015

Ray McDaniel reviews
by William Fuller
It is not a habit I would endorse, but sometimes I read poems as if they were records of actual proceedings, events provoked by circumstances other than those the poet occasioned simply for the sake...[more]

>>posted: 6-25-2015

Karla Kelsey reviews
The Great Medieval Yellows
by Emily Wilson
The contemporary moment of critique manifests, among other ways, in a pressing call for artwork that overtly raises consciousness of the racism, classism, sexism, and environment-gutting...[more]

>>posted: 6-7-2015

Sueyeun Juliette Lee reviews
Ban en Banlieue
by Bhanu Kapil
Trying to offer a clear critical comment on Bhanu Kapil’s Ban en Banlieue is particularly challenging because it so stridently seeks to side-step the rational, hierarchical, closed-system...[more]