Monthly Archives: May 2013

Kate Eichhorn & another kind of fieldnotes

Kate Eichhorn. Fieldnotes, a forensic (BookThug 2010). One of 3 BookThug titles finalists for the GG in 2011, Fieldnotes, a forensic is what the title promises, & also very hard on older eyes, with so many pages in half & … Continue reading

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Dina Del Bucchia helps the self: Coping with Emotions and Otters

Dina Del Bucchia. Coping with Emotions and Otters (Talonbooks 2013). Clearly, Dina Del Bucchia has spent a lot of time with self-help books & they have proved very useful, at least in helping her find a way to write her … Continue reading

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The political poetry of Wanda John-Stewart & Mariner Janes

Mariner Janes. The Monument Cycles (Talonbooks 2013). Wanda John-Kehewin. In the Dog House (Talonbooks 2013). These two books raise a number of questions about what we call ‘political poetry.’ Not ‘political poetry,’ what is it? But ‘political poetry,’ how does … Continue reading

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