I'm beside myself with gratitude to Stephanie Trott and Addey Vaters, who recently wrote and published reviews of Disappearing, Inc. in Southern Humanities Review and The Adroit Journal, respectively. Here's a quick excerpt from each, with a link to the full review! “[Amico] brings authentic and contemporary language to an ongoing yet timeless question: how does one generation survive—forget … Continue reading Two reviews and an interview!
Lest the New Year roll around without me getting around to reviewing a poet's book, late in 2017 AGNI published my deep-dive into Sophie Klahr's debut book of poetry, MEET ME HERE AT DAWN, published by YesYes Books. I hope you'll check it out and if the book sounds interesting to you (it certainly was … Continue reading Light of the Interpersonal: A Review of Sophie Klahr’s Meet Me Here At Dawn
At The Rumpus I wrote about Solmaz Sharif's LOOK, which is, I think, one of the most important books that will come out in 2016. Particularly given the country's atmosphere in 2016, a dissection of the way language is used to change our feelings and in fact, our beliefs, is is vital. LOOK takes language to task without apology, … Continue reading Review of Solmaz Sharif’s LOOK in The Rumpus