Category Archives: Literature & Criticism

Julian Turner – Desolate Market

Julian Turner’s fourth collection, Desolate Market, takes its name from William Blake’s unfinished epic The Four Zoas, in which an apocalyptic, or fallen, state is prophesied where “The heavens shall quake” and the woods and valleys will ‘wail in dismal

Julian Turner – Desolate Market

Julian Turner’s fourth collection, Desolate Market, takes its name from William Blake’s unfinished epic The Four Zoas, in which an apocalyptic, or fallen, state is prophesied where “The heavens shall quake” and the woods and valleys will ‘wail in dismal

Spoil it – je me touche

Je Me Touche is Fernando tuning into the tradition of thinking – if one may use the word tradition for it, which ever since humans emerged as bipeds with bigger brains, enabled us to deal with the abstract: with imaginative

Spoil it – je me touche

Je Me Touche is Fernando tuning into the tradition of thinking – if one may use the word tradition for it, which ever since humans emerged as bipeds with bigger brains, enabled us to deal with the abstract: with imaginative

A Labour of Love

Where is the place of thought in writing, or reading? Compelled by this question, philosophers since Plato have either ventured or deviated from it in many different ways. Few, however, have paused to reflect upon the journey itself. A rhythmic

A Labour of Love

Where is the place of thought in writing, or reading? Compelled by this question, philosophers since Plato have either ventured or deviated from it in many different ways. Few, however, have paused to reflect upon the journey itself. A rhythmic

Known and Strange Things

  “There are walks in which we tread in the footsteps of others, walks on which we strike out entirely for ourselves.” – Thomas A. Clark As I write I have open in my browser Teju Cole’s review (“Peter Funch

Known and Strange Things

  “There are walks in which we tread in the footsteps of others, walks on which we strike out entirely for ourselves.” – Thomas A. Clark As I write I have open in my browser Teju Cole’s review (“Peter Funch

Valences of Identity Dialectics

With several poems previously published in Muzzle and drawing on her slam performances that have been nationally acclaimed since 2015, Melissa Lozada-Oliva’s debut book of poems, Peluda, will be familiar to those who have followed the rising wave of young

Valences of Identity Dialectics

With several poems previously published in Muzzle and drawing on her slam performances that have been nationally acclaimed since 2015, Melissa Lozada-Oliva’s debut book of poems, Peluda, will be familiar to those who have followed the rising wave of young

Pure and Faultless Elation Emerging From Hiding

  The Delere Press intent “to provide a home for text and images that may not have a home otherwise, no matter what its geographical origins,” and to attempt to do so with hard copy, illustrated texts, choreographed by literary

Pure and Faultless Elation Emerging From Hiding

  The Delere Press intent “to provide a home for text and images that may not have a home otherwise, no matter what its geographical origins,” and to attempt to do so with hard copy, illustrated texts, choreographed by literary

Traveling with the Classics: Emily Wilson’s The Odyssey

  I first encountered the Odyssey like everyone else. This was not as a text that was written, a book that I sat down and read without any idea of Homer or the narrative. Rather, I came to it through

Traveling with the Classics: Emily Wilson’s The Odyssey

  I first encountered the Odyssey like everyone else. This was not as a text that was written, a book that I sat down and read without any idea of Homer or the narrative. Rather, I came to it through