Review of Albert Goldbarth’s SELFISH at Southern Humanities Review

I reviewed Albert Goldbarth's SELFISH, recently out from Graywolf Press, over at Southern Humanities Review. I liked it (spoiler alert), but there are many, many reasons why, and Goldbarth wants us to indulge in all of them, wants us to have a cake, and he implores us to eat it too. Check it out here, … Continue reading Review of Albert Goldbarth’s SELFISH at Southern Humanities Review

Review of Ada Limón’s BRIGHT DEAD THINGS at Los Angeles Review

I had the chance to say some words about Ada Limón's new book from Milkweed Editions, BRIGHT DEAD THINGS (which was recently longlisted for the National Book Award in Poetry!) over at the Los Angeles Review blog -- I hope you'll check the review and the book out! Thanks to Alyse Bensel and LAR for giving … Continue reading Review of Ada Limón’s BRIGHT DEAD THINGS at Los Angeles Review

Review of Emilia Phillips’s Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike

I'm grateful to Kyle McCord and AMRI for allowing me the opportunity to review Emilia Phillips's terrific chapbook "Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike" from Bull City Press. I hope you'll read the review and then the book! "Beneath the Ice…," if nothing else (though it is a lot else), is a showcase for … Continue reading Review of Emilia Phillips’s Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike