This is a review of ‘Pig Park’, an incredibly relatable novel by Claudia Guadalupe Martinez, depicting a lovely summer story about the hardships of a failing town just outside of Chicago, and the families trying to keep it alive after its economic downturn.
Ana Garcia experiences grown-up fairy tales in “X Marks the Dress: A Registry,” a new poetry book by Kristina Marie Darling & Carol Guess.
Ana Garcia expresses disappointment about “not so wild girls” in Mary Stewart Atwell’s recent novel, Wild Girls.
Isaac Dwyer experiences a new type of poetry reading, filled with coy cowboys and time-warp aristocrats.
Erin Breen uses her geographic perspective to review Kathleen Rooney’s poetry collection, Robinson Alone.
Isaac Dwyer peers around Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi’s Fra Keeler, and finds a whole lot of neuroses, pomegranates, and manila folders.
Clint Margrave’s The Early Death of Men will die on you early – if you’re expecting something filled with skulls.
Isaac Dwyer finds extreme pleasure in reciting the passages of Brendan Constantine’s latest book, Calamity Joe
None of this is Real, by Miranda Mellis, confuses Isaac greatly.