At times WORK struck me as the kind of fluff that one often encounters on the water damaged, and oft-wobbly side table of a laundromat.
It is no wonder that Razvi weaves to and from fictional characters into real bodies, eking connection through themes of storytelling. As with fairy tales, love and violence intermingle.
For those who spent their early years reveling in concert halls, what could be more perfect than revisiting the shows of their youth—or better yet, the ones they missed entirely?
Falandays’ rushing (as in rainwater), rhythmic (as in waves) chapbook of prose poems is the kind of writing that’s stinking rich with woman poet forebears and their impulses.
Gautier’s narrators are unforgettable – they simply drop a story on your lap like a piece of gossip.
Walker’s ability to conjure AIDS as a corporal being throughout this collection intimates Edgar Allan Poe’s “Masque of the Black Death.”
Fathers, friends, even the speaker: men break one another for no reason other than they were broken themselves.
Bram takes a broad view throughout The Art of History: there’s a section on details and one on comedy, as well as a quick look at fictional biographies...