Latest Articles

  • Noose and Hook: Poems by Toi Derricotte

    Award-winning poet Lynn Emanuel describes her new collection, Noose and Hook, as one that “summons America before the bench.” In this book, Emanuel explores America’s wars, food, poetry, painting, death—and oh yes, dogs—with her unique brand [...]

    Read more...

  • The Nameless: A Poem for Haiti

    Devastating Earthquake hits Haiti Haiti Lies in Ruins Grim Search for the Untold Dead The poorest country in the western hemisphere they repeat like a curse. Nearly 200,000 may be dead. See it all on High [...]

    Read more...

  • The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas

    Told from eight different points of view, Christos Tsiolkas‘ The Slap begins at a barbecue in a Melbourne suburb when a man loses his temper and smack a child. The parents take the man to court. [...]

    Read more...

  • Purge by Sofi Oksanen

    Soon to be published in twenty-five languages, Sofi Oksanen’s award-winning novel Purge is a suspenseful tale of two women dogged by their own shameful pasts and the dark, unspoken history that binds them. When Aliide Truu, [...]

    Read more...

  • Joe Speedboat by Tommy Wieringa

    In Joe Speedboat the inhabitants of a sleepy rural town are shaken awake by the arrival of a kinetic young visionary—the eponymous Joe. After a violent farming accident plunges him into a coma for six months, young Frankie Hermans [...]

    Read more...

  • Farang: A Travelogue In Poems

    A travelogue in poems, Peter Blair‘s third collection limns the complexities and contradictions of being an American living abroad. The speaker of these poems is at once immersed in the life of a Thai city, while [...]

    Read more...