>>posted: 12-9-2014

Vanessa Place reviews
Performative Criticism and Against Conceptual Poetry
by Ron Silliman
I recently participated in a panel discussion on the topic of performative criticism at REVERSE, the Copenhagen International Poetry Festival held at their LiteraturHaus. My co-panelists were Danish...[more]

>>posted: 11-2-2014

Sueyeun Juliette Lee reviews
Life in a Box is a Pretty Life
by Dawn Lundy Martin
In Dawn Lundy Martin’s challenging, evocative, necessary new book Life in a Box is a Pretty Life (Nightboat Books), she offers smart, frank, actual living thought that seeks to destabilize and...[more]

>>posted: 6-27-2014

Karla Kelsey reviews
the L notebook
by Sabine Macher
As temperatures hover in the upper 80s, summertime’s fantasy of ease takes over, gives rise to a self that, in lieu of work, throws on flip-flops and a swimsuit and heads to the pool. This...[more]

>>posted: 5-31-2014

Ray McDaniel reviews
End of the Sentimental Journey: A Mystery Poem
by Sarah Vap
I am old, I leave the house less and less, I don’t go to as many poetry readings as I used to. But I read a lot of poetry—as a reader might hope a reviewer would. But readers of poetry reviews,...[more]

>>posted: 5-3-2014

Sueyeun Juliette Lee reviews
Things To Do With Your Mouth
by Divya Victor
Recently released by Les Figues press, Divya Victor’s Things To Do With Your Mouth examines hysteria and psychoanalytic theory, exploring how bodies are fragmented, dismembered, and silenced when...[more]