Tag Archives: Reginald Gibbons

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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Lydia Davis – Week 35 Chapbook Chart 2020

The Cows is a close study of the three much-loved cows that live across the road from her. The piece, written with understated humor and empathy, is a series of detailed observations of the cows on different days and in different … 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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Nicole Sealey – Week 25 Chapbook Chart 2020

At turns humorous and heartbreaking, The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named explores in both formal and free verse what it means to die, which is to say, also, what it means to live. In this collection, Sealey displays an exquisite … Continue reading

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Nicole Sealey – Week 24 Chapbook Chart 2020

At turns humorous and heartbreaking, The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named explores in both formal and free verse what it means to die, which is to say, also, what it means to live. In this collection, Sealey displays … Continue reading

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Thiahera Nurse – Week 23 Chapbook Chart 2020

Some Girls Survive on Their Sorcery Alone works as ode and requiem to document the precious narratives held inside the body of a black girl. Opening with declarations of self-love, beauty, eulogy, and Lil’ Kim rapping in the rain, the landscape … Continue reading

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Thiahera Nurse – Week 22 Chapbook Chart 2020

Some Girls Survive on Their Sorcery Alone works as ode and requiem to document the precious narratives held inside the body of a black girl. Opening with declarations of self-love, beauty, eulogy, and Lil’ Kim rapping in the rain, the landscape … Continue reading

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Thiahera Nurse – Week 21 Chapbook Chart 2020

Some Girls Survive on Their Sorcery Alone works as ode and requiem to document the precious narratives held inside the body of a black girl. Opening with declarations of self-love, beauty, eulogy, and Lil’ Kim rapping in the rain, the … Continue reading

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William Meikle – Week 6 Chapbook Chart 2020

If you have the will, the fortitude, you can peer into another life, where the dead are not gone, where you can see that they thrive and go on, in the dreams that stuff is made of. William Meikle is a … Continue reading

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William Meikle – Week 5 Chapbook Chart 2020

THREE CREATURE FEATURES (Into the Valley of Death/Home From the Sea/A Rock and a Hard Place) stems from a fascination with the early film viewings of the author. William Meikle couldn’t have been more than seven or eight when he went … Continue reading

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