Via North of Oxford, I have reviewed Syrian poet Saleh Razzouk’s collection, newly translated into English by Philip Terman, Tango Below a Narrow Ceiling.
My review of Yellow Rain by Mai Der Vang is in the Seattle-based newspaper International Examiner, Vol 49, No. 18. This is a print-only publication and can be found in several Seattle locations, including Uwajimaya in Chinatown International District.
The latest publication from Stephen Collis, A History of the Theories of Rain, continues the poet’s commitment to a climate poetics capable of global and personal simultaneously. “each mouth a poem / we did not taste / shouting venom at the state / of the world” the poet writes mid-way through the volume (27). When Collis isn’t following a stream-of-consciousness mode that captures the distinct raw energy of observation, he’s rigidly and powerfully constructing form-intensive
You’ll find my latest review of Contra natura by the acclaimed Peruvian poet Rodolfo Hinostroza up at North of Oxford!