>>posted: 1-5-2016

Karla Kelsey reviews
A Timeshare
by Margaret Ross
My favorite thought experiment, run by analytic philosophers, is called “The Brain in a Vat Argument.” Imagine that instead of being the living, breathing body that you think you are, you are...[more]

>>posted: 12-6-2015

Ray McDaniel reviews
Garments Against Women
by Anne Boyer
It’s hard to figure out exactly how to praise Anne Boyer, not because she doesn’t leave copious evidence of brilliance, diligence, wit, and ethical rigor, but because I can think of no poet who has...[more]

>>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
Playtime
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]