You Were Here Andre Narbonne 72 pages Flat Singles Press (2017) It is often said that poetry done right is… Read more To Find Oneself With a Poet: A Brief Review of Andre Narbonne’s You Were Here
Let’s start here. I met Campbell McGrath during my first semester at Indiana University – Bloomington. He was in town… Read more To Ponder in One’s Time Apart: A Brief Review of and Thoughts on Campbell McGrath’s Shannon
Lace & Pyrite: Letters from Two Gardens by Ross Gay & Aimee Nezhukumatathil Organic Weapon Arts, 2014 ISBN: 978-0-9827106-6-1… Read more Epistles from the Land: A Review of Lace & Pyrite: Letters from Two Gardens
Snapper by Brian Kimberling Pantheon Books, 2013 ISBN: 978-0307908056 Let’s just start with a couple of biases upfront with this… Read more The Things that Haunt Us: A Review of Brian Kimberling’s Snapper
Bread and Wine by Ignazio Silone (translated from Italian by Gwenda Davis and Eric Mosbacher) Penguin Books, 1946 ISBN: N/A… Read more The Philosophy of an Exile’s Return: Ignazio Silone’s Bread and Wine
Hairstyles of the Damned by Joe Meno Punk Planet Books, 2004 ISBN: 1-888451-70-X Let me start by admitting a couple… Read more Coming of Age in a Punk Rock World: Thoughts on Joe Meno’s Hairstyles of the Damned
Cakes and Ale or The Skeleton in the Cupboard by W. Somerset Maugham Penguin Books, 1979 ISBN: 0140006516 Let’s start… Read more Writing the Outsider’s Biography: Thoughts on W.Somerset’s Cakes and Ale.
Kokoro by Natsume Soseki translated by Edwin McClellan Gateway Editions, 1957 ISBN: 0-89526-951-1 Original published in 1914 in Japan and… Read more Secrets and the Stories between Generations: A Brief Review of Natsume Soseki’s Kokoro.
Hog Butchers, Beggars, and Busboys: Poverty, Labor, and the Making of Modern American Poetry by John Marsh University of Michigan… Read more Inequality, Labor, and the Rise of Modern American Poetry: A Brief Book Review
Empire State: A Love Story (Or Not) by Jason Shinga Abrams ComicArts, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-0810997479 What can I say other… Read more A Love, Possibly? A Brief Review of Jason Shinga’s Empire State: A Love Story (Or Not)