Monday, January 13, 2014

INDEX

This blog was created to offer a single link through which readers may access all issues of GALATEA RESURRECTS (A POETRY ENGAGEMENT). For even more convenience, each issue's Table of Contents is replicated in prior posts below. To wit:


Issue #21, Jan. 13, 2014:
http://galatearesurrection21.blogspot.com

Issue #20, May 13, 2013:
http://galatearesurrection20.blogspot.com/

Issue #19, Dec. 17, 2012:
http://galatearesurrection19.blogspot.com/

Issue #18, May 30, 2012:
http://galatearesurrection18.blogspot.com/

Issue #17, Dec. 22, 2011:
http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/

Issue #16, April 5, 2011:
http://galatearesurrection16.blogspot.com/

Issue #15, Dec. 7, 2010:
http://galatearesurrection15.blogspot.com/

Issue #14, May 5, 2010:
http://galatearesurrection14.blogspot.com/

Issue #13, Dec. 22, 2009:
http://galatearesurrection13.blogspot.com/

Issue #12, May 20, 2009:
http://galatearesurrection12.blogspot.com/

Issue #11, December 17, 2008:
http://galatearesurrection11.blogspot.com/

Issue #10, July 31, 2008:
http://galatearesurrection10.blogspot.com/

Issue #9, March 31, 2008:
http://galatearesurrection9.blogspot.com/

Issue #8, November 30, 2007:
http://galatearesurrection8.blogspot.com/

Issue #7, August 31, 2007:
http://galatearesurrection7.blogspot.com/

Issue #6, May 24, 2007:
http://galatearesurrection6.blogspot.com/

Issue #5, February 14, 2007:
http://galatearesurrection5.blogspot.com/

Issue #4, November 30, 2006:
http://galatearesurrection4.blogspot.com/

Issue #3, August 24, 2006:
http://galatearesurrection3.blogspot.com/

Issue #2, May 17, 2006:
http://galatearesurrection2.blogspot.com/

Inaugural Issue, March 15, 2006:
http://galatearesurrection.blogspot.com/

Issue No. 21: TABLE OF CONTENTS



EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION



NEW REVIEWS
Marthe Reed reviews HELLO, THE ROSES by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

T.C. Marshall engages URSULA OR UNIVERSITY by Stephanie Young

Eileen Tabios engages A THING AMONG THINGS: THE ART OF JASPER JOHNS by John Yau

Mary Kasimor reviews THE PINK by Jared Schickling


Nicky Tiso reviews ARK by Ronald Johnson

T. C. MARSHALL reviews CAN IT! by Edmund Berrigan

Genevieve Kaplan reviews FROM THE GOLDEN WEST NOTEBOOKS by Jason Morris with sketches by Jason Grabowski

Richard Lopez reviews THIS DRAWN & QUARTERED MOON by klipschutz


John Bloomberg-Rissman reviews CHELTENHAM and APPARITION POEMS, both by Adam Fieled

T.C. Marshall reviews EYE OF WITNESS: A JEROME ROTHENBERG READER edited by Jerome Rothenberg with Heriberto Yépez

Neil Leadbeater reviews HANDLING DESTINY by Adrian Castro

Eileen Tabios engages SISTER, BLOOD AND BONE by Paula Cary



Eileen Tabios engages THE UNFINISHED: BOOKS I-VI by Mark DuCharme

Bill Scalia reviews LIKE A SEA by Samuel Amadon

Richard Lopez reviews GREY BERET by Jim Knowles

Tom Hibbard reviews BLAME FAULT MOUNTAIN by Spencer Selby


Dee Dee Kramer reviews RADIO AT NIGHT by Laurie Price

Eileen Tabios engages HE LOOKED BEYOND MY FAULTS AND SAW MY NEEDS AND DÉJÀ VU DINER, both by Leonard Gontarek

Tom Beckett reviews 88 SONNETS by Clark Coolidge

rob mclennan reviews AIRPORT MUSIC by Mark Tardi

Djelloul Marbrook reviews TEA IN HELIOPOLIS by Hedy Habra

Eileen Tabios engages PSYCHEDELIC NORWAY by John Colburn

           

John Bloomberg-Rissman reviews KILL LIST by Josef Kaplan

Eileen Tabios engages THE CODICILS by Mark Young

Sunnylynn Thibodeaux reviews ON GHOSTS by Elizabeth Robinson

Rebecca Loudon reviews DISTURBANCE by Ivy Alvarez

Laura Madeline Wiseman reviews DICK WAD by Deena November

Eileen Tabios engages WHAT THE STONES REMEMBER: A LIFE REDISCOVERED by Patrick Lane

Greta Aart reviews GEOMETRIES BY GUILLEVIC, Englished by Richard Sieburth 


John Bloomberg-Rissman reviews AUX ARCS by Shin Yu Pai

Neil Leadbeater reviews JEALOUS WITNESS by Andrei Codrescu

Eileen Tabios engages BIG BAD ASTERISK* by Carlo Matos


Anny Ballardini reviews ELISE by Evelyn Posamentier

Neil Leadbeater reviews DARKACRE by Greg Hewett

rob mclennan reviews DEBTS & LESSONS by Lynn Xu

Eileen Tabios engages NEW ORLEANS VARIATIONS & PARIS OUROBOROS by Paul Pines

Allen Bramhall reviews GRADUALLY THE WORLD: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS 1982-2013 by Burt Kimmelman

Neil Leadbeater reviews CATCH LIGHT by Sarah O’Brien

Sima Rabinowitz reviews DOOR OF THIN SKINS by Shira Dentz (1)

Eileen Tabios engages DOOR OF THIN SKINS by Shira Dentz (2)

Bill Scalia reviewsRESTORATION POEMS, 1972 – 2007 by Ed Baker

Neil Leadbeater reviews 10 MISSISSIPPI by Steve Healey

Laura Madeline Wiseman reviews[MARY]: by J. Hope Stein

Djelloul Marbrook reviews REPORTS by Kathryn Levy

Neil Leadbeater reviews CARILLONEUR by Tony Cosier

Eileen Tabios engages HOUSES: A POEM by CB Follett

Dana Wilde reviews CALENDARS OF FIRE by Lee Sharkey

rob mclennan reviews myrrh to re all myth by j/j hastain

Eileen Tabios engages FROM BEHIND THE BLIND by Robert Murphy


Allen Bramhall reviews ANTHOLOGY SPIDERTANGLE edited by mIEKAL aND

Eileen Tabios engages pleth by j/j hastain and Marthe Reed

John Bloomberg-Rissman reviews Z”L:FOR THE FAMILY OF CJ MARTIN AND JULIA DRESCHED edited by Ash Smith


Jeff Harrison engages DERRIDA: A BIOGRAPHY by Benoit Peeters


Eileen Tabios engages AND SO FOR YOU THERE IS NO HEARTBREAK by K. Lorraine Graham


INTERVIEWS
Richard Kelly interviews Anne Gorrick

Neil Leadbeater interviews Mervyn Linford


FEATURED POET


THE CRITIC WRITES POEMS


FROM OFFLINE TO ONLINE
Dana Wilde reviews THE BOLT-CUTTERS: POEMS by Thomas R. Moore

Eileen Tabios engages “SONG” in HUNGARIAN LANGART by Marton Koppany


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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Issue No. 20 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Galatea Resurrects #20!



EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION
By Eileen Tabios


NEW REVIEWS
T.C. Marshall reviews CHINESE SUN by Arkadii Dragomoschenko; DISTANCE WITHOUT DISTANCE by Barbara Einzig; THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND EYES by Lyn Hejinian; ON THE TRACKS OF WILD GAME by Tomaž Šalamun; THE RELATIONAL ELATIONS OF ORPHANED ALGEBRA by Eileen Tabios and j/j hastain; and ON THE PLANET WITHOUT VISA: SELECTED POETRY AND OTHER WRITINGS, AD 1960-2012 by Sotère Torregian

Neil de la Flor reviews CEMETERY CHESS: SELECTED AND NEW POEMS by Sandy McIntosh

Eileen Tabios engages MERIDIAN by Kathleen Jesme

Laura Madeline Wisemen reviews SALEM IN SÉANCE by Susana H. Case

Djelloul Marbrook reviews Ahsahta Press and seven of its books: GALLOWGLASS by Susan Tichy; WORK FROM MEMORY by Dan Beachy-Quick; THE LAST 4 THINGS by Kate Greenstreet; ZONE: ZERO by Stephanie Strickland; PLEASURE by Brian Teare; SANCTA by Andrew Grace; and COUNTERPART by Elizabeth Robinson

Eileen Tabios engages CLARITY AND OTHER POEMS by Thomas Fink

j/j hastain engages AFTER SWANN with text by Marthe Reed, animation by Yeon Choi and music by joshua carro. Directed and produced by Keith Horwick

E.E. Nobbs reviews A MARZIPAN FACTORY—NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by Grzegorz Wroblewski, translated by Adam Zdrodowski

Eileen Tabios engages THE ROMANCES AND OTHER POEMS by Micah Cavaleri

Tom Beckett reviews RECALCULATING by Charles Bernstein

Rhoda Rosenfeld and Edric Mesmer engage SEVEN CONTROLLED VOCABULARIES AND OBITUARY 2004. THE JOY OF COOKING by Tan Lin

Eileen Tabios engages ROUNDING THE HUMAN by Linda Hogan

Patrick James Dunagan reviews WESTERN PRACTICE by Stephen Motika

Carrie Hunter engages MERRY HELL by Sara Larsen

Thomas Fink reviews “ONLY TO PRY”, a poem in TINY GOLD DRESS by John Godfrey

Eileen Tabios engages THE GRAPEVINE by Richard Lopez

Neil Leadbeater reviews THE WHITE MUSEUM by George Bilgere

Genevieve Kaplan reviews THE IMPORTANT THING IS … CARD GAME by Marjorie Tesser

Eileen Tabios engages WAXWINGS by Daniel Nathan Terry

Neil Leadbeater reviews THE LOST COUNTRY OF SIGHT by Neil Aitken

Judy Roitman reviews three books by Kim Hyesoon, all translated by Don Mee Choi: ALL THE GARBAGE OF THE WORLD UNITE, MOMMY MUST BE A FOUNTAIN OF FEATHERS, and PRINCESS ABANDONED

Eileen Tabios engages RENEGADE // HEART by Lisa M. Cole

Melissa Fry Beasley reviews ELVIS PRESLEY’S HIPS & MICK JAGGER’S LIPS by Susana H. Case

Eileen Tabios engages BRUSHSTROKES AND GLANCES by Djelloul Marbrook

John Bloomberg-Rissman reviews WARSAW BIKINI and MOTHER WAS A TRAGIC GIRL, both by Sandra Simonds

Eileen Tabios engages ALL THIS FALLING AWAY by Tim Armentrout

Neil Leadbeater reviews EDGE EFFECTS by Jan Conn

Eileen Tabios engages ARSENIC LOBSTER: POETRY JOURNAL 2013, Issues 26, 27 & 28, Editor Susan Yountz

Carrie Hunter engages THE PRECIPICE OF JUPITER by erica lewis and mark stephen finein

Carrie Hunter engages THE RECITATION OF FORGETTING by Franck André Jamme

Eileen Tabios engages MEMORY CARDS by Susan M. Schultz

rob mclennan reviews SCARED TEXT by Eric Baus

Eileen Tabios engages THE BODY DOUBLE: A LONG POEM by Jared Harel

G.E. Schwartz reviews LIFE SENTENCES: APHORISMS & REFLECTIONS by Michael Perkins

Eileen Tabios engages IN MIXED COMPANY by Caleb Puckett & Friends, edited by Walter Ruhlmann and co-edited by Caleb Puckett

Jeff Harrison engages THE MORPHINE POEMS by Bobbi Lurie

Sally Deskins reviews SPRUNG by Laura Madeline Wiseman

Eileen Tabios engages WORK IS LOVE MADE VISIBLE by Jeanetta Calhoun Mish

Neil Leadbeater reviews LIFE’S A BEACH by Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan

Eileen Tabios engages AT THE TURNING OF THE LIGHT, VISIBLE BONES and ONE BIRD FALLING, all by CB Follett

jim mccrary reviews BLAME FAULT MOUNTAIN by Spencer Selby

Eileen Tabios engages MODULATIONS, ADDENDA and THE READER, all by Márton Koppány

Nicholas T. Spatafora engages LAST CALL AT THE TIN PALACE by Paul Pines and PRESENT TENSE by Anna Rabinowitz

Eileen Tabios engages PRIOR by James Berger

Eileen Tabios engages ITEMS by Tom Jenks


ESSAY
“Getting Past the ‘Lyric Block’ & the Individual as Ego: Poetic Method in John Clarke’s In the Analogy” by Bruce Holsapple


FEATURED POET … IN ILOCANO!
Luisa A. Igloria

FEATURED POET ... IN TAGALOG!
Joi Barrios

REVIEW OF A REVIEW
Richard Kostelanetz engages Thomas Fink’s review of Fict/ions and This Sentence


THE CRITICS WRITE POEMS
Djelloul Marbrook

Melissa Fry Beasley


FROM OFFLINE TO ONLINE
Kenneth Warren reviews BIBLIODEATH: MY ARCHIVES WITH LIFE IN FOOTNOTES by Andrei Codrescu

Lea Graham reviews VICTORY AND HER OPPOSITES by Amy England

Amaranth Borsuk reviews FRACTAL ECONOMIES by Derek Beaulieu

Lea Graham reviews HEAT LINES by Michael Anania

Amaranth Borsuk reviews DOG EAR by Erica Baum

Lea Graham reviews BELOVED IDEA by Ann Killough

Richard Lopez engages RIMBAUD by Graham Robb

Amaranth Borsuk reviews REVOLVER by Robyn Schiff


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A Catty Review by Iris McCrary







Monday, December 17, 2012

Issue No. 19 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Galatea Resurrects #19

EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION
Eileen Tabios


NEW REVIEWS
John Herbert Cunningham reviews Four Books by Clarice Lispector: NEAR TO THE WILD HEART (Perto de selvage), translated by Alison Entrekin; THE PASSION ACCORDING TO G.H. (A Paixăo segundo G.H.), translated by Idra Novey; AQUA VIVA (Áqua Viva), translated by Stefan Tobler; A BREATH OF LIFE (Um sopro de vida; pulsações), translated by Johnny Lorenz

Ed Zahniser reviews WILLIAM BRONK: BURSTS OF LIGHT THE COLLECTED LATER POEMS, edited by David Clippinger

Eileen Tabios engages THE COLLECTED POEMS OF LUCILLE CLIFTON 1965-2010, edited by Kevin Young and Michael S. Glaser

Sunnylynn Thibodeaux reviews FAULT TREE by kathryn l. pringle

Judith Goldman reviews FAULT TREE by kathryn l. pringle

Micah Cavaleri reviews STILL: OF THE EARTH AS THE ARK WHICH DOES NOT MOVE by Matthew Cooperman

Guillermo Parra reviews UNCERTAIN TIME by Richard Caddel, with an introduction by Aaron Tieger

Jeff Harrison engages LETTERS TO MADELEINE: TENDER AS MEMORY by Guillaume Apollinaire, edited by Lawrence Campa, translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith

Bill Scalia reviews MAYBE A PAINTER by Christina Fisher

Jean Vengua reviews RING OF BONE: LEW WELCH COLLECTED POEMS, edited by Donald Allen

Burt Kimmelman reviews DIVINE MADNESS by Paul Pines

Lucy Biederman reviews RE- by Kristi Maxwell

Eileen Tabios engages MAY APPLE DEEP by Michael Sikkema

jim mccrary reviews CAPTAIN POETRY’S SUCKER PUNCH: A GUIDE TO THE HOMERIC PUNKHOLE, 1980-2012 by Kenneth Warren

Lucy Biederman reviews NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL by Harmony Holiday

Garrett J. Brown reviews MAP OF THE HYDROGEN WORLD by Steve Halle

Jaime Townsend reviews HART ISLAND by Stacy Szymaszek

Tom Hibbard reviews FOUR PAINTINGS by Guy Beining

Bill Scalia reviews BODY OF WATER by Erin M. Bertram

Eileen Tabios engages ANGLES OF INCIDENTS by Jon Curley

Tom Beckett reviews DECK OF DEEDS by Rodrigo Toscano

Allen Strous reviews IT CAN BE SOLVED BY WALKING by Jennifer Wallace

Patrick James Dunagan reviews BEYOND THE CHAMELEON’S SKILL by Darius Cooper

Eileen Tabios engages BENDING AT THE ELBOW by Matyei Yankelevich

Jeannine Hall Gailey reviews EVERY DRESS A DECISION by Elizabeth Austen

Edric Mesmer reviews publications by, or edited by, BRIAN ANG, RAE ARMANTROUT, G.N. GABBARD, YVONNE REDDICK, BUCKY FLEUR, ROBERT DUNCAN, rob mclennan, VINCENT CERVONE, JOHN CUTTITO, PAIGE MELIN, ALBERT GLOVER, JOHN C. CLARKE, and j/j hastain

Bill Scalia reviews ABSOLUTE ELSEWHERE by James Davies and Simon Taylor

Gayle Romasanta reviews FOR THE CITY THAT NEARLY BROKE ME by Barbara Jane Reyes

Bill Scalia reviews THE SILVER BOOK by Jen Bervin

Eileen Tabios engages COMMON TIME by Chris Pusateri

Tom Beckett reviews PORTRAIT AND DREAM: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by Bill Berkson

Bill Scalia reviews RUST OR GO MISSING by Lily Brown

Eileen Tabios engages ARDOR: POEMS OF LIFE by Janine Canan

Henry W. Leung reviews PHYLA OF JOY by Karen An-hwei Lee

Neil Leadbeater reviews SLEEPING WITH YOU AND OTHER NIGHT-TIME ADVENTURES by Geoff Stevens

Neil Leadbeater reviews ISLANDS IN THE BLOOD by Geoff Stevens

Mirna Perrin-Louis reviews “Heart as Arena” from THE FEELING IS ACTUAL by Paolo Javier

Eileen Tabios engages CLOUDFANG :: CAKEDIRT by Daniela Olszewska

John Bloomberg-Rissman engages BAN by Bhanu Kapil

Jon Curley reviews USELYSSES by Noel Black

Nicholas T. Spatafora reviews THE SHEPHERD’S ELEGY by John C. Goodman

Patrick James Dunagan reviews ON THE PLANET WITHOUT VISA: SELECTED POEMS AND OTHER WRITINGS AD 1960-2012 by Sotére Torregian

rob mclennan reviews AS LONG AS TREES LAST by Hoa Nguyen

Neil Leadbeater reviews A PARTIAL VIEW TOWARD NAZARETH by Kathryn Rantala

rob mclennan reviews THUNDERBIRD by Dorothea Lasky

Neil Leadbeater reviews THE WHITE CALF KICKS by Deborah Slicer

Jeffery Beam reviews APPROXIMATING DIAPASON by j/j hastain and tod thilleman

Eileen Tabios engages CUTTING TIME WITH A KNIFE by Michael Leong


NEW REVIEWS VIZ “RANDOM DIPTYCH”
Patrick James Dunagan reviews, viz “Random Diptych,” MATCHING SKIN by Shirlette Ammons, A COINCIDENCE OF WANTS by Michelle Detorie, THRONE by Michael Cross and MAJAKOVSKIJ EN TRAGEDY by Johannes Göransson

Genevieve Kaplan reviews, viz “Random Diptych” EARTHQUAKE CAME TO HARLEM by Jackie Sheeler and GLASS IS REALLY A LIQUID by Bruce Covey

Lucy Biederman engages, viz “Random Diptych,” PARTYKNIFE by Dan Magers and AUTOPSY TURVY by Thomas Fink & Maya Diablo Mason


ESSAYS
“Remembering Paul Blackburn” by jim mccrary

“VISUAL WRITING:
LANGUAGE AND EXISTENCE
THE IMAGE OF MATTER” by Tom Hibbard

“Engaging My Trans” by j/j hastain


FEATURED POET
Micah Cavaleri


THE CRITIC WRITES POEMS
Genevieve Kaplan


FROM OFFLINE TO ONLINE
Edric Mesmer and Matthew Hall review DESIRING MAP by Megan Kaminski, FLASH BANG by James Cummins, GLOSS TO CARRIERS by Ian Heames, HGFED.JANVr; SOME STARSs by Jo Cook, THE KATECHON: LINES 101-200 by Michael Cross, PEACHES AND BATS, Issue 9, Spring 2012 edited by Sam Lohmann, THE RELATIONAL ELATIONS of ORPHANED ALGEBRA by Eileen R. Tabios & j/j hastain, SORRY YOU’RE OCCUPIED: SPONTANEOUS ORDER, edited by James Louden, WHEREIN? HE ASKS OF MEMORY by Jeremy Balius, WORDS ON EDGE by Michael Leong

John Olson reviews WHERE SHADOWS WILL: SELECTED POEMS 1988-2008 by Norma Cole


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A POETICS LESSON: THE IMPORTANCE OF THAT CLOSE-UP!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Issue No. 18 TABLE OF CONTENTS

[N.B. Please go to http://galatearesurrection18.blogspot.com for Issue 18.  For convenience, its Table of Contents is listed below.]


EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION
Eileen Tabios


NEW REVIEWS
T.C. Marshall Reviews GLOWBALL by Steven Farmer and SOME MATH by Bill Luoma

Eileen Tabios Engages AS IF IT FELL FROM THE SUN: AN ETHERDOME ANTHOLOGY: TEN YEARS OF WOMEN’S WRITING, Edited by Colleen Lookingbill & Elizabeth Robinson

Patrick James Dunagan Reviews ONE SLEEPS THE OTHER DOESN’T by Jacqueline Waters

Peg Duthie Engages PARROT ON A MOTORCYCLE: ON POETIC CRAFT / Papoušek na Motocyklu: O Řemsle Básnickém by Vítězslav Nezval; translated by Jennifer Rogers; designed by Amy Mees and Mark Wagner

Lucy Biederman Reviews RAMBO GOES TO IDAHO by Scott Abels

Prem Kumari Srivastava Reviews POEMS COME HOME by Sukrita and translated by Gulzar

Tom Hibbard Reviews UNTITLED by Reed Altemus

T.C. Marshall Reviews PLANISPHERE by John Ashbery

Eileen Tabios Engages CHINOISERIE by Karen Rigby

Peg Duthie Engages THE NEIGHBORHOODS OF MY PAST SORROW by Jesse Millner

Graham Sutherland Reviews LONG DISTANCE by Steven Cordova

Thomas Fink Reviews THE BIGGER WORLD by Noelle Kocot

rob mclennan Reviews EITHER WAY I’M CELEBRATING by Sommer Browning

Tom Hibbard Reviews SELECTED POEMS by Nick Demske

Lucy Biederman Reviews THE RABBITS COULD SING by Amber Flora Thomas

T.C. Marshall Reviews THE LIGHT BEFORE DAWN by Drum Hadley

Eileen Tabios Engages 100 POEMS by S.S. Prasad

rob mclennan Reviews MY DARLING NELLIE GREY by George Bowering

Gerald Schwartz Reviews THE WAY WE LIVE by Burt Kimmelman

T.C. Marshall Reviews WHAT IT IS LIKE: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by Charles North

Kathleen Kirk Engages SHE RETURNS TO THE FLOATING WORLD by Jeannine Hall Gailey

Patrick James Dunagan Reviews NOTES FROM IRRELEVANCE by Anselm Berrigan

Lucy Biederman Reviews SAY SO by Dora Malech

T.C. Marshall Reviews STRANGER IN TOWN by Cedar Sigo

Eileen Tabios Engages DRAFT 96: VELOCITY by Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Tom Beckett Reviews HUMANIMAL: A PROJECT FOR FUTURE CHILDREN by Bhanu Kapil

rob mclennan Reviews SONNETS: LOUISE LABE by Edward Byrne

Eileen Tabios Engages HAVE by Marc Gaba and CATCH LIGHT by Sarah O'Brien

Eric Wayne Dickey Reviews WILD PLACE by Erica Goss

Peg Duthie Engages YES, WE ARE STILL DANCING by Susan Amstater, Connie Dillman, and Jacquelyn Stroud Spier

Eileen Tabios Engages WE / CUM ::: COME / IN THE YIELD FIELDS /AMONGST STATUES WITH INTERIOR ARMS and ASYMPTOTIC LOVER//THERMODYNAMICVENTS, both by j/j hastain

Peg Duthie Engages ENJOY HOT OR ICED: POEMS IN CONVERSATION AND A CONVVERSATION by Denise Duhamel and Amy Lemmon

rob mclennan Reviews KILLDEER by Phil Hall

Eileen Tabios Engages ENGINE EMPIRE by Cathy Park Hong

Annmarie Lockhart Reviews MOTHER EARTH by Adam Fieled

Emily Geris Reviews TORCH SONG TANGO CHOIR by Julie Sophia Paegle

Dee Thompson Reviews REBIRTH OF WONDER, POEMS OF THE COMMON LIFE by David M. Johnson

Neil Leadbeater Reviews NDAKINNA: OUR LAND by Joseph Bruchac

Lucy Biederman Reviews THE NORMAL HEART AND HOW IT WORKS by Rachael Lyon

Bev Sandell Greenberg Reviews AN OPEN DOOR IN THE LANDSCAPE by Elisabeth Harvor

Tom Beckett Reviews HYPERGLOSSIA by Stacy Szymaszek

Therese Halscheid Reviews MEANWHILE: POEMS by Kathleen O’Toole

j/j jastain Engages E.S.P. by Michael Leong

Gerald Schwartz Reviews CARPE DIEM: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by Michael Perkins

Charles P. Ries Reviews UNEXPECTED SHINY THINGS by Bruce Dethlefsen

Tom Beckett Reviews COEUR DE LION by Ariana Reines

Jeff Harrison Engages ILLUMINATIONS by Arthur Rimbaud, translated by John Ashbery

Neil Leadbeater Reviews IF NOTHING ELSE by Harold Bowes

A. Molotkov Reviews THE ANGLE OF SHARPEST ASCENDING by Ingrid Wendt

Nicholas T. Spatafora Reviews GIRL IN THE MIRROR by Jack Lynch

Tom Beckett Reviews LOOKING UP HARRYETTE MULLEN: INTERVIEWS ON SLEEPING WITH THE DICTIONARY AND OTHER WORKS by Barbara Henning


John Bloomberg-Rissman reviews
50 POEMS FROM 50 BOOKS IN (ABOUT) 50 DAYS:
“the mirror says” from ENTREPOT by Mark McMorris

“Flower Flower” from PINKO by Jen Benka

“Either Way I’m Celebrating” from EITHER WAY I’M CELEBRATING by Sommer Browning

“Dark Card” from DARK CARD by Rebecca Foust

“consider my dear” from AAAAAAAAAAAALICE by Jennifer Karmin

"Kingdom Animalia" from KINGDOM ANIMALIA by Aracelis Girmay

“Sheena Is a Punk Rocker” from DEAR PRUDENCE: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by David Trinidad

“3. Designer Vagina” from THIRTEEN DESIGNER VAGINAS by Juliet Cook

“[Chinese characters] / Please forgive me” from YINGLESHI: SINOPHONIC ENGLISH POETRY AND POETICS by Jonathan Stalling

“Getting Closer to the Big Bang” from BLACK SEEDS ON A WHITE DISH by Shira Dentz

“Permanent Water” from MERCURY by Ariana Reines

“Ligature Strain” from LIGATURE STRAIN: POEMS by Kim Koga

“Either She Was” from EITHER SHE WAS by Karin Randolph

“Live From The Kaukasus” from AND IF YOU DON’T GO CRAZY I’LL MEET YOU HERE TOMORROW by Filip Marinovich

“Affirmation” from YOUR OX-HEAD MASK AS PROOF by George Kalamaras

“Network 1: The Knot” from THE NETWORK by Jena Osman

“Self-Stalked” from SHOT by Christine Hume

"flash of mask" from AND I WOULD OPEN by Jill Stengel

“Narcissus 2000” from STUPID BIRDS by Logan Ryan Smith

“Between” from MR. MAGOO by Steve Tills

“Survivor” from RUINS by Margaret Randall

“You’re my sister” from THE BOUNTY: FOUR ADDRESSES by Kate Schapira

"The Earth Is Flat and So's My Ass" from THE MYSTERY OF THE HIDDEN DRIVEWAY by Jennifer L Knox

"Paxil” from HOLD TIGHT: THE TRUCK DARLING POEMS by Jeni Olin

THE VAST PRACTICAL ENGINE by Eric Hoffman

“[Wake me from sleep]” in O BON by Brandon Shimoda

“Wherein Proliferation is Explained to the Surrogates” in IATROGENIC: THEIR TESTIMONIES by Danielle Pafunda

“Magdalene’s Prayer” in MAGDALENE & THE MERMAIDS by Elizabeth Kate Switaj

"0% APR" in SEDNA by Michael Helsem

"Warm All the Time Now" in PERSONATIONSKIN by Karl Parker

“XXX” in SARD by Philip Byron Oakes

“’is it true your father was a swan’” in PALM TO PINE by Sunnylyn Thibodeaux

“The Fox-Wife Dreams” in SHE RETURNS TO THE FLOATING WORLD by Jeannine Hall Gailey

“Deep in Snow” in GUESTBOOK by Rick Snyder

“#5” in DISPATCH by Marci Nelligan / Nicole Mauro

“Hitler’s Mustache: The Mustache Is a Riddle: Except It Can’t Be Answered” in HITLER’S MUSTACHE by Peter Davis

“Three Sets of Teeth” in WHEN YOU BIT … by Adam Fieled

“Enjoy Your Symptom” in TESTIFY by Joseph Lease

“Secret Weapon” in SECRET WEAPON: SELECTED LATE POEMS BY EUGEN JEBELEANU (translated from the Romanian by Matthew Zapruder and Ralph Ioanid

"Confession of a Corpuscle: Cancer-Parable of Plutocracy (For the Bush Money Boys)" in MILLENIAL HARVEST: THE LIFE & COLLECTED POEMS OF CHARLES GREENLEAF BELL

“Explanation” in DRIVING MONTANA ALONE by Katie Phillips

“Voodoo VIII: Spiritual Cleansing and Blessing” in BLOOD DAZZLER by Patricia Smith

“Ranges” in PART: SHORT LIFE HOUSING by cris cheek

“(one) Alone in that cage” in FROM IDYLLS &RUSHES by Susana Gardner

“Apologies to the Spider” in THE STEEL VEIL by Jack Marshall

“The Double Rainbow (Mānoa Valley)” in TONTO’S REVENGE by Adam Aitken

CITY by C.J. Martin

“(metal work)” in IN WAYS IMPOSSIBLE TO FOLD by Michael Rerick

“Elders” in PRINCESS OF THE WORLD IN LOVE by Stan Apps

“8.october.2002” in KEY BRIDGE by Ken Rumble

AFTERWORD to 50 POEMS IN 50 BOOKS IN 50 DAYS


FEATURED POET
Sandy McIntosh


INTERVIEW
Thomas Fink Inteviews Sawako Nakayasu


THE CRITICS WRITE POEMS
John Bloomberg-Rissman

Peg Duthie


FROM OFFLINE TO ONLINE
Dana Wilde Reviews VANISHING ACT: POEMS by Bruce Holsapple

Alan Ramon Clinton Reviews THE FEELING IS ACTUAL by Paolo Javier


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Thursday, December 22, 2011

ISSUE NO. 17 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Dec. 22, 2011

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EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION
Eileen Tabios


NEW REVIEWS
Nicholas Manning Reviews IRRESPONSIBILITY by Chris Vitiello

Patrick James Dunagan Reviews HOW PHENOMENA APPEAR TO UNFOLD by Leslie Scalapino

Allen Bramhall Reviews AT THAT by Skip Fox

T.C. Marshall Reviews ETHICS OF SLEEP by Bernadette Mayer

Fiona Sze-Lorrain Reviews SELF-PORTRAIT WITH CRAYON by Allison Benis White

Laura Trantham Smith Reviews UTOPIA MINUS by Susan Briante

Moira Richards Reviews IN PARAN by Larissa Shmailo

Philip Troy Reviews THE FEELING IS ACTUAL by Paolo Javier

Eileen Tabios Engages THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT PAINTERS SHOULDN’T TALK: A GUSTONBOOK by Patrick James Dunagan

Logan Fry Reviews IN THE COMMON DREAM OF GEORGE OPPEN by Joseph Bradshaw

Eileen Tabios Engages TO BE HUMAN IS TO BE A CONVERSATION by Andrea Rexilius

Thomas Fink Reviews PARTS AND OTHER PIECES by Tom Beckett

T.C. Marshall Reviews TO LIGHT OUT by Karen Weiser and DUTIES OF AN ENGLISH FOREIGN SECRETARY by MacGregor Card

Allen Bramhall Reviews CITIZEN CAIN by Ben Friedlander

William Allegrezza Reviews FORTY-NINE GUARANTEED WAYS TO ESCAPE DEATH by Sandy McIntosh

Fiona Sze-Lorrain Reviews THERE’S THE HAND AND THERE’S THE ARID CHAIR by Tomaz Salamun

Eileen Tabios Engages MY LIFE AS A DOLL by Elizabeth Kirschner

Gabriel Lovatt Reviews THE USE OF SPEECH by Nathalie Sarraute, translated from the French by Barbara Wright

Logan Fry Reviews PORTRAIT OF COLON DASH PARENTHESIS by Jeffrey Jullich

Eileen Tabios Engages STILL: OF THE EARTH AS THE ARK WHICH DOES NOT MOVE by Matthew Cooperman

Bill Scalia Reviews THE URGE TO BELIEVE IS STRONGER THAN BELIEF ITSELF by Erin M. Bertram

Kristin Berkey-Abbot Reviews FAULKNER’S ROSARY by Sarah Vap

Micah Cavaleri Reviews KYOTOLOGIC by Anne Gorrick

Tom Beckett Engages AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MY GENDER, PRURIENT OMNIBUS ANARCHIC, RESTITUTIONS FOR A NEWER BOUNTIFUL VERB, COCK-BURN, OUR BODIES . . . ARE BEAUTY INDUCERS, THE ULTERIOR EDEN, ASYMPTOTIC LOVER//THERMODYNAMIC VENTS, all by j/j hastain

j/j hastain Reviews A GOOD CUNTBOY IS HARD TO FIND by Doug Rice

Eileen Tabios Engages 60 TEXTOS by Sarah Riggs

Bill Scalia Reviews BEAT THING by David Meltzer

Logan Fry Reviews HANK by Abraham Smith

T.C. Marshall Reviews EXPLORATIONS IN NAVAJO POETRY AND POETICS by Anthony K. Webster and THE PRINCIPLE OF MEASURE IN COMPOSITION BY FIELD: PROJECTIVE VERSE II by Charles Olson, Ed. Joshue Hoeynck

Eileen Tabios Engages TEENY TINY #13, Edited by Amanda Laughtland

Allen Bramhall Reviews ANTIPHONIES: ESSAYS ON WOMEN'S EXPERIMENTAL POETRIES IN CANADA, Ed. Nate Dorward

Gabriel Lovatt Reviews VACANT LOT by Oliver Rohe, translated from the French by Laird Hunt

Eric Wayne Dickey Reviews PUNISH HONEY by Karen Leona Anderson

Eileen Tabios Engages INSIDE THE MONEY MACHINE by Minnie Bruce Pratt

Pam Brown Reviews SLY MONGOOSE by Ken Bolton

T.C. Marshall Reviews HOW LONG by Ron Padgett

Neil Leadbeater Reviews A HERON IN BUENOS AIRES by Luis Benítez

Jean Vengua Reviews THE WISDOM ANTHOLOGY OF NORTH AMERICAN BUDDHIST POETRY, Editor Andrew Schelling

Eileen Tabios Engages WAIFS AND STRAYS by Micah Ballard

T.C. Marshall Reviews THE NEW TOURISM by Harry Mathews

Guillermo Parra Reviews HOW’S THE COWS by Jess Mynes

T.C. Marshall Reviews THE WIDE ROAD by Carla Harryman and Lyn Hejinian

John Bloomberg-Rissman Reviews THE COMMONS by Sean Bonney

Pam Brown Reviews PERRIER FEVER by Pete Spence

Jim McCrary Engages MARROWING and THE NAME OF THIS INTERSECTION IS FROST, both by Maryrose Larkin

Tom Beckett Reviews THE NAME OF THIS INTERSECTION IS FROST by Maryrose Larkin

Patrick James Dunagan Reviews “NEITHER WIT NOR GOLD” by Ammiel Alcalay and STREET METE: VERTICAL ELEGIES 6 by Sam Truitt

Eileen Tabios Engages RADIATOR by NF Huth

Genevieve Kaplan Reviews SPEAKING OFF CENTRE by James Cummins, CORPORATE GEES (VOLUME V) by Christopher William Purdom, KITCHEN TIDBITS by Amanda Laughtland, FROM HERE by Zoë Skoulding with images by Simonetta Moro, and TWO HATS APPEAR WHEN APPLAUDED: AN IMPROVISATION by Raymond Farr

L.S. Bassen Reviews IT MIGHT TURN OUT WE ARE REAL by Susan Scarlata

rob mclennan Reviews THREE NOVELS by Elizabeth Robinson

Patrick James Dunagan & Ava Koohbor Review THE TELLER OF TALES: STORIES FROM FERODWSI’S SHAHNAHMEN, Translated by Richard Jeffrey Newman

Tom Hibbard Reviews SELECTED POEMS by Nick Demske, A MYSTICAL THEOLOGY OF THE LIMBIC FISSURE by Peter O’Leary, HOSTILE WITNESS by Garin Cycholl, UNABLE TO FULLY CALIFORNIA by Larry Sawyer, AIN’T GOT ALL NIGHT by Buck Downs, and ANSWER by Mark DuCharme

Jeff Harrison Engages THE DANGEROUS ISLANDS (A NOVEL) by Séamas Cain

Eileen Tabios Engages ALIENS: AN ISLAND by Uljana Wolf, Trans. from the German by Monika Zobel

Kristin Berkey-Abbot Reviews LOOKING UP HARRYETTE MULLEN: INTERVIEWS ON SLEEPING WITH THE DICTIONARY AND OTHER WORKS by Barbara Henning

G. Justin Hulog Reviews ARCHIPELAGO DUST by Karen Llagas

Allen Bramhall Reviews FRAGILE REPLACEMENTS by William Allegrezza

Eileen Tabios Engages RED WALLS by James Tolan

Juliet Cook Reviews COMPENDIUM by Kristina Marie Darling

Bill Scalia Reviews WHAT THE RAVEN SAID by Robert Alexander

Fiona Sze-Lorrain Reviews SEE HOW WE ALMOST FLY by Alison Luterman

Sunnylynn Thibodeaux Reviews THE INCOMPOSSIBLE by Carrie Hunter

John Bloomberg-Rissman Reviews 908-1078 and THE PERSIANS BY AESCHYLUS, both by Brandon Brown

Benjamin Winkler Reviews WE IN MY TRANS by j/j hastain

Mary Kasimor Reviews T&U&/LASH YOUR NIPPLES TO A POST/HISTORY IS GORGEOUS by Jared Schickling

Jeff Harrison Engages T&U& LASH YOUR NIPPLES TO A POST HISTORY IS GORGEOUS by Jared Schickling

rob mclennan Reviews APOLLINAIRE’S SPEECH TO THE WAR MEDIC by Jake Kennedy

Megan Burns Reviews LUCKY by Mairéad Byrne and A REDUCTION by Jimmy Lo

Paul Lai Engages KĒROTAKIS : by Janice Lee

Patrick James Dunagan Reviews CLEARVIEW by Ted Greenwald and THE PUBLIC GARDENS: POEMS AND HISTORY by Linda Norton

John Bloomberg-Rissman Reviews KAZOO DREAMBOATS OR, ON WHAT THERE IS by J.H. Prynne

Gregory W. Randall Reviews THE HOMELESSNESS OF SELF by Susan Terris

Jim McCrary Reviews MY COMMON HEART by Anne Boyer and ISSUE 8, Newsletter from James Yeary

Megan Burns Reviews A TOAST IN THE HOUSE OF FRIENDS by Akilah Oliver

Eileen Tabios Engages INFO RATION by Stan Apps

Bill Scalia Reviews THE MORNING NEWS IS EXCITING by Don Mee Choi

Micah Cavaleri Reviews ACOUSTIC EXPERIENCE by Noah Eli Gordon

Jim McCrary Reviews COLLECTION by Megan Kaminski, MANTIC SEMANTIC by A.L. Nielsen, LVNGinTONGUES by G. E. Schwartz, and PO DOOM by jim mccrary

Eileen Tabios Engages BLUE COLLAR POET by G. Emil Reutter

Fiona Sze-Lorrain Reviews IF NOT METAMORPHIC by Brenda Iljima

Eileen Tabios Engages THE ULTERIOR EDEN: A SERIES OF GENUFLECTIONS, RUMINATIONS AND GYROSCOPES by j/j hastain


INTERVIEW
Tom Beckett Interviews NF Huth


FEATURE ARTICLE
“Make a Wish…and Blow out the Candles: An Explication of Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie by Nicholas T. Spatafora


THE CRITIC WRITES POEMS
Sunnylyn Thibodeaux


FROM OFFLINE TO ONLINE
Paul Lai Reviews AUTOMATON BIOGRAPHIES by Larissa Lai


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