Review: THE BOY IN THE LABYRINTH by Oliver de la Paz

Review: THE BOY IN THE LABYRINTH by Oliver de la Paz The Boy in the Labyrinth Oliver de la Paz University of Akron Press 155 pages Review by Tyra Isaacs Oliver de la Paz’s The Boy in the Labyrinth is a retelling of the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. But as...

Four Short Poetry Reviews

Reviews by REILLY COXMarginalized experiences are constantly, brutally, consistently conflated, both between communities and within them. POC, queer, dis, poz—whatever the experience, it is assumed that one experience equals another of the same name. This is, in part,...

Review: An Ache to Return – The Farm by Héctor Abad

The Farm Héctor Abad Translated by Anne McLean 2018 Archipelago 375 pages Review by Ivonne AyalaWith careful prose, we are submerged into the history of the Ángels’ family in Hector Abad’s most recent book The Farm translated from Spanish by Anne Mclean. Abad is one...

Review: MOSTLY DEAD THINGS by Kristen Arnett

Mostly Dead Things Kristen Arnett June 4, 2019 Tin House Books 366 pages Review by CHASE BURKEKristen Arnett, self-proclaimed “lesbian willie nelson” and “7-11 scholar™”, is Florida’s ideal literary ambassador. She’s never not writing about the state’s...