May 14, 2020

BOOK REVIEW: Jack B. Bedell’s No Brother, This Storm

Jack B. Bedell is one of those poets I recommend to friends who are looking for a stepping stone to more poetry—his work is accessible, rewarding, and steeped in keen observation for the outside world, as well as the inner workings of what makes us human.
May 11, 2020

INTERVIEW: LAUREN MILICI by Stephen Furlong

An interview with Lauren Milici
February 10, 2020

BOOK REVIEW: Final Girl by Lauren Milici

I still get emotional when I remember that day, but through hard, diligent work in counseling, I am getting better and I am getting prouder of the person I am today and less ashamed of the boy I was. But wrapped with shame is the fear I forementioned and wrapped with fear is love. I use the word wrapped very purposely here—they are like blankets I use to keep myself warm, even though they can also smother.
November 2, 2019

Book Review: The Fabulous Dead by Andriana Minou

It has been too long since the living had anything remotely original to say and so, instead of merely writing about the dead, Andriana Minou decided to enter into dialogue with them. She walked into paintings and scaled fish, she took a wee and made life-changing decisions with them, she became a friend to her dead companions and, like all good friends sometimes do, she did not spare them her damning judgments.