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Review of Nate Pritts' Post-Human at The Collagist

My new review for The Collagist is up now. Check it out.

“Nate Pritts’s Post Human is a quiet and quietly profound collection that explores the evolving contrast between experience and its expression, between life as we live it and life as we project it to our electronic followers, between identity as personhood and identity as brand, between “the one that experiences the life / & the one that is quiet.” The book looks at the varied consequences of the disconnection and distraction of modern life and the artificial affirmation we receive from increasingly frenetic channels, but it does this without ever devolving into abstract social commentary.

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THE COLLAGIST Reviews Paul Beckman's PEEK

Here’s an excerpt of Jacob Singer’s review:

“Tapping into the emotional core of his characters, Beckman’s collection is a pummeling fistful of raunchy tales full of humor, anguish, and odd personalities. 65 more words

A Review of Yearling by Lo Kwa Mei-en at The Collagist

I’m excited to let you all know I’m going to be writing book reviews for The Collagist, the fantastic online lit journal of Dzanc Books! My first review is of Lo Kwa Mei-en’s gorgeous debut collection  112 more words

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Short story: "I Cried So Much that Night, as I Sometimes Did"

“I Cried So Much that Night, as I Sometimes Did,” by Corwin Ericson

Appeared in The Collagist, July 28th, 2015

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This reads a lot like psychological horror, though (like at least… 27 more words

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Interview Up at The Collagist

Thank you to Matthew Olzmann and the folks over at The Collagist for asking me questions about my poem Ode to the Cortex published this summer. 6 more words