Monthly Archives: July 2015

“POETRY BEGINS WITH THE WILLINGNESS TO SUBORDINATE WHATEVER THE HELL IT IS THAT YOU HAVE TO SAY” : AN INTERVIEW W/ FRED MOTEN

By Housten Donham This interview was conducted over the phone in June, 2015. It mostly concerns Moten’s book The Feel Trio [Letter Machine Editions, 2014], which was nominated for a National Book Award. Housten Donham: The visual appeal of The Feel Trio is one of the first things that struck me. Many of the poems […]

“SOMETIMES I JUST NEED TO SCREAM AND COVER MYSELF IN BLOOD” : A REVIEW OF AMY BERKOWITZ’S TENDER POINTS

by Ivy Johnson 71% of them are just fat women who don’t want to get up off their ass. Sorry if you don’t like the facts. Are you sure you want to call it rape? You were really drunk. Drug Approved. Is Disease real? They’re just nasty, fat women who want to collect disability checks. […]