Tag: women

TPQ20 – S4EP2: COURTNEY FAYE TAYLOR

Join Chris of The Poetry Question in conversation with Courtney Faye Taylor, author of Concentrate (Graywolf Press) and winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize, about passions, process, pitfalls, and Poetry!

REVIEW: LOTUS & THE APOCALYPSE – AUSTIN DAVIS (OUTCAST PRESS)

It’s a testament to all of us holding depression and joy in both hands, to everyone that has ever felt their world could end before the sun goes down. – Caitie L. Young

REVIEW: SO, STRANGER – TOPAZ WINTERS (BUTTON POETRY)

Winters offers a layered and thoughtful critique of the immigrant experience in America, the nuances of her relationship with her father and how borders operate in our lives. – Ronnie K. Stephens

SPEAK FREELY: MEANING AND METAPHOR IN RACHEL MCKIBBENS’ “THE WIDOWER”

Rachel McKibbens “The Widower” captures students because it’s visceral, emotional, and refuses to be ignored. – Ronnie K. Stephens

GETTING THE GURLZ: AN INTERVIEW WITH GABRIELLE BATES

Khalisa Rae sat down with Gabrielle Bates, poet, podcast host, educator, gorgeous-picture taker, and all-around good person.

WOMEN WRITERS OVER 30: SARA LUPITA OLIVARES – NATALIE MARINO

WOMEN WRITERS OVER 30: SARA LUPITA OLIVARES – NATALIE MARINO

“…adapting to lives of constant movement and living between space and “unspace” has led to centuries of generational trauma.”

REVIEW: THE SPLOOGE FACTORY – CHRISTINA SPRINGER (FRAYED EDGE PRESS)

People want what they want. They want to be dominated, pissed on, talked down to, used, pleased, titillated, and teased. More than anything, they just want to feel like they don’t have to feel anything other than their truest desires for however long time, or money, can afford.

REVIEW: BUILD YOURSELF A BOAT – CAMONGHNE FELIX (HAYMARKET BOOKS)

We are caretakers to those who don’t even know they need it. We don’t matter. We are a secondary character in a long history of other people’s lives. We are found in the footnotes.

REVIEW: INCLINED TO RIOT – KMA SULLIVAN (SIBLING RIVALRY PRESS)

It’s a world where men paint women, and women have no say. It’s the world in which she knows “you wanted to fuck her unconscious / and have her wake to your fists.”

REVIEW: all this can be yours – ISOBEL O’HARE (UNIVERSITY OF HELL PRESS)

all this can be yours is a patchwork quilt of what should have been said by all the dicks in the room.