>>posted: 6-28-2017

Karla Kelsey reviews
Violet Energy Ingots
by Hoa Nguyen
Opening transcendent portals outside of culture and time through which the divine might speak, the oracle of antiquity was called upon for advice on urgent matters ranging from the public sphere of...[more]

>>posted: 4-13-2017

Elizabeth-Jane Burnett reviews
Correspondences
by Nisha Ramayya
"Tantra is marked by its difficulty," Nisha Ramayya states in the opening "Notes on Tantra" section of Correspondences, a twenty-six page pamphlet of poetry, micro-essays, notes, and images. The...[more]

>>posted: 2-20-2017

Ray McDaniel reviews
Trouble the Water
by Derrick Austin
I’m fascinated by the adjective inhuman. Applied to non-human subjects, it is redundant; applied to human ones, it is false by definition. It’s the tautology of how a thing is never more or less than...[more]

>>posted: 1-4-2017

Martha Ronk reviews
Archeophonics
by Peter Gizzi
The poems in Peter Gizzi’s most recent book, Archeophonics, operate as an homage to sounds as in the title poem that celebrates echoes, repetitions, and other poems, “the archive in the mouth”: I’m...[more]

>>posted: 12-8-2016

Karla Kelsey reviews
The Most Foreign Country
by Alejandra Pizarnik
In early 2017 Ugly Duckling Presse will release for the first time in English Alejandra Pizarnik’s debut collection, The Most Foreign Country, translated by Yvette Siegert. First published in 1955...[more]