Eli Burley on Mary Hickman: This Is the Homeland

This Is the Homeland, Mary Hickman. Ashahta Press (2015). POEMS FOR THE WAYWARD PILGRIM: MARY HICKMAN’S THIS IS THE HOMELAND As a surgical technologist assisting in open-heart surgery, Mary Hickman…

Hannah Karpinski on Billy-Ray Belcourt: This Wound is a World

This Wound is a World, Billy-Ray Belcourt. Frontenac House (2017). In her essay “Queer Feelings,” from The Cultural Politics of Emotion, Sara Ahmed writes, “Sexual orientation involves bodies that leak…

Emily Zuberec on Jen George: The Babysitter at Rest

The Babysitter at Rest, Jen George. Dorothy Project (2016) Writing a review for the five stories that comprise Jen George’s debut collection, The Babysitter at Rest, has been somewhat of…