REVIEWS

Review: I DON’T KNOW DO YOU by Roberto Montes

I Don't Know Do You Roberto Montes 2014 Ampersand Books 102 pages Review by CHRIS EMSLIE What Montes achieves in his debut collection of poems is the reverse of objectification. Rather than reducing the body of the beloved to a thing, a mere object of desire, Montes...

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Review: JANUARY MACHINE by Rob Schlegel

January Machine Rob Schlegel 2014 Four Way Books 64 pages Review by LAURA KOCHMAN Rob Schlegel’s second book, January Machine, takes the form of a book-length poem, using the page as a unit of measure. Along with form, January Machine centers on its speaker, the...

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Review: DANIEL FIGHTS A HURRICANE by Shane Jones

Daniel Fights a Hurricane Shane Jones 2012 Penguin Books 224 pages Review by ERIN L. MILLER The unfolding of Shane Jones’s newest novel Daniel Fights a Hurricane ultimately hinges on fear—specifically, protagonist Daniel Suppleton’s fear of a hurricane wiping out the...

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