Tag Archives: Sandra Cisneros

Thiahera Nurse – Week 40 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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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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Lydia Davis – Week 34 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 … Continue reading

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Daniel D Fox – Week 31 Chapbook Chart 2020

In the grim darkness of humanity’s future, DARK ASTRAL and its cosmic horror awaits! It is the far future, but one seen through the eyes of the Renaissance and intermingled with the New Testament. Following the desecration of the garden world Eden, … Continue reading

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Daniel D Fox – Week 30 Chapbook Chart 2020

In the grim darkness of humanity’s future, DARK ASTRAL and its cosmic horror awaits! It is the far future, but one seen through the eyes of the Renaissance and intermingled with the New Testament. Following the desecration of the garden … 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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Nicole Sealey – Week 27 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 26 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 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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