Tag Archives: Jeffrey Thomas

Jessica Helen Lopez – Week 39 Chapbook Chart 2020

Breathtakingly tender, playful, and generous one moment; sharp and unapologetically brutal the next, these poems by Lopez transport the reader into the complex landscape of feminine power with a dynamic but inarguable force. Honest to the marrow, Lopez never sugar … Continue reading

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Mary Ruefle – Week 36 Chapbook Chart 2020

“It is impossible for me to write about the imagination; it is like asking a fish to describe the sea,” Mary Ruefle announces at the start of her essay. With wit and intellectual abandon, Ruefle draws inspiration from Wittgenstein, Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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Jenny Xie – Week 29 Chapbook Chart 2020

Nowhere to Arrive takes as its subjects the whiplash of travel, the shuttling between disparate places and climes, and an unremitting sense of dislocation. These poems court the tension between the familiar and the foreign, between the self as distinct … Continue reading

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Mary Ruefle – Week 28 Chapbook Chart 2020

“It is impossible for me to write about the imagination; it is like asking a fish to describe the sea,” Mary Ruefle announces at the start of her essay. With wit and intellectual abandon, Ruefle draws inspiration from Wittgenstein, Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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Joseph Massey – Week 18 Chapbook Chart 2020

In his chapbook, Present Conditions, Joseph Massey writes that “the weather within / is the weather without.” His poems chronicle a difficult winter where the universe grows colder, his speaker taking all day to “filter out the debris of a … Continue reading

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Shellley Duffy – Week 15 Chapbook Chart 2020

A Breath I Cannot Take recounts a heartbreaking yet familiar story of the poet’s downward spiral into a deep pit of depression and anxiety. The triggers of domestic violence and family tragedies escalating into drug abuse and debt are not unique … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Thomas – Week 14 Chapbook Chart 2020

Three stories, originally published separately, brought together for the first time…to detail the summoning of a god-like entity from beyond space and time into the vulnerable realm of humans.  DRAWING NO. 8 – In the far-future colony of Punktown, inhabited … Continue reading

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Caroline Furr – Week 11 Chapbook Chart 2020

Caroline Furr studied for a Master of Arts degree in sculpture from California State University and her art has since graced Texas, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Philadelphia. http://carolinefurr.com/ Foreigners have the hungriest of senses. Arriving somewhere new there is the immediate … Continue reading

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Seth Seong – Week 10 Chapbook Chart 2020

City, Ruby is a chapbook with an existential look inside the modern city persona – a life affected by ever-accelerating technology and the inhumane perception against the poor and working. But under it all, there are moments of pure human connection … Continue reading

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Seth Seong – Week 9 Chapbook Chart 2020

City, Ruby is a chapbook with an existential look inside the modern city persona – a life affected by ever-accelerating technology and the inhumane perception against the poor and working. But under it all, there are moments of pure human … Continue reading

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