>>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]

>>posted: 5-16-2015

Martha Ronk reviews
Model City
by Donna Stonecipher
The experience of reading Donna Stonecipher’s Model City is to be incrementally encompassed by a world built from repeated structures and phrases, a world that fosters our own growing attentiveness...[more]