Emily O’Neill’s Make a Fist & Tongue the Knuckles

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Review by Emily Corwin // August 29, 2016Nostrovia Press, June 2016Paperback, 30 pp. $5.00 What I love and admire about O’Neill’s poems is where they take me. Often, she starts with an image—such as the image of the “world’s smallest woman” in the opening poem—and this image quickly twists and leaps and transforms, bringing me […]

Political Punch: Contemporary Poems on the Politics of Identity

Political Punch

Review by Ryo Yamaguchi // August 15, 2016Edited by Fox Frazier-Foley and Erin Elizabeth SmithSundress Press, March 2016Paperback, 236 pp, $20.00 When I finished reading Political Punch: Contemporary Poems on the Politics of Identity, edited by Fox Frazier-Foley and Erin Elizabeth Smith, I was waiting for my partner in Daley Plaza in Chicago under its famed […]

Reconstructing the End: Jeff Wood’s The Glacier

The Glacier

Review by Joe Seale // August 1, 2016Two Dollar Radio, Oct. 2015Paperback, 160 pp., $15.95 The early pages of Jeff Wood’s cinematic novel The Glacier depict a landscape rearranged through a series of instantaneous and radical changes. Jonah, the character who comes closest to serving as a protagonist, works hundreds of yards away from his fellow surveyors, […]