Mini reviews of titles I read this spring, all from indie publisher Dzanc Books: The Lost Daughter Collective, Animals Eat Each Other, and The One You Get.
A snapshot of a family in crisis, Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing reckons with the legacy of racial injustice in the Deep South.
This summer, I had the chance to check out the work of poet, critic, and memoirist Maggie Nelson: mini reviews of The Argonauts and Bluets are included below!
With the start of fall, I’ll begin my turn toward fiction with some of my most anticipated reads of the season, including Roxane Gay’s Ayiti and Ling Ma’s Severance.
Weekly updates and mini poetry reviews for sam sax’s Bury It, Eve Ewing’s Electric Arches, and Hieu Minh Nguyen’s Not Here.
Progress is never permanent, will always be threatened, must be redoubled, restated and reimagined if it is to survive.
—Zadie Smith, Feel Free
In 90s Bitch, Allison Yarrow scrutinizes the decade’s media and pop culture for the ways in which each undermined feminism.