>>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]

>>posted: 4-23-2015

Stephen Motika reviews
7 Days and Nights in the Desert (Tracing the Origin)
by Sabrina Dalla Valle
The Mojave, the westernmost desert in North America, stretches across interior southern California and most of southern Nevada, a vast landscape punctuated by a few hard-scrabble towns and suburban...[more]

>>posted: 3-3-2015

Jordan Davis reviews
Citizen: An American Lyric
by Claudia Rankine
Therapy is exhausting. Bringing everything that is uppermost out for someone you pay to respond makes you doubly vulnerable — you relive traumas instead of repressing them, and you rely on a guide...[more]