There’s Nothing More Dangerous Than a Wounded Animal Somehow a bear trap has snapped in the streets of New York City. Abigail Kirby Conklin’s speaker drags this intimate companion of hideous weight along the cracked sidewalks of New York into … Continue reading ARC Review: Triage
Not ‘The End’ (hopefully) but 2020 is almost here! We’re getting close to the end of 2019 and so far we’ve raised $12.12 for Lambda Literary! Remember readers, your generous support is not only sponsoring book reviews for modern poets … Continue reading The End is Nigh!
Lamar Neal’s Youthful Voice Hisses and Wails Lamar Neal’s We All Need Therapy, published in 2019, is a passionate collection dripping with sarcasm, rage and an immense sadness. It is also intensely ambitious at 174 pages long. There are so … Continue reading A Sharp, Young New Voice in Poetry
Drax is Unafraid to Play with Poetry Change is a constant in this 2019 collection from Latasha Drax. She constantly experiments with form throughout Metamorphosis of Rhythm but still retains her unique voice as a poet. She plays quite a … Continue reading Change as a Constant
Beers Fills Her Poems with Flight, Song, and Death This review was originally published May 2019 on Vocal.Media. It may have been subject to editing changes. Heed the title Secure Your Own Mask and follow its instructions, readers, before cracking … Continue reading Fantastically Executed Poetic Savagery