June 18, 2021

On The Atmospherians by Alex McElroy

New York, NY: Atria Books/Simon & Schuster, 2021. 304 pages. $27.00. The internet has swallowed the novel! So suggests the cover of The Atmospherians, Alex McElroy’s debut, which is designed […]

June 11, 2021

On The Renunciations by Donika Kelly

Minneapolis, MN: Graywolf Press, 2021. 104 pages. $16.00. Donika Kelly’s The Renunciations is not content with the singular equivalencies of metaphor. Kelly’s second collection balances transformation and definition, constructing a […]

May 28, 2021

On Stardust Media by Christina Pugh

Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2020. 96 pages. $16.95. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s great unfinished novel, The Love of the Last Tycoon, the Hollywood mogul Monroe Stahr declares of […]

May 6, 2021

On Pillar of Books by Moon Bo Young

Translated by Hedgie Choi. Black Ocean, 2021. $16.00. “In Kafka’s The Trial there’s actually a sentence that goes ‘__________*’,” we learn in Moon Bo Young’s collection of poetry Pillar of […]