On Walking On by Cole Swensen

Karen An-hwei Lee

On Walking On

New York, NY: Nightboat Books, 2017. 110 pages. $16.95. Writerly relationships to walking, whether through philosophical histories of wanderlust or souls of environmental conscience, yield fascinating insights into the pedestrian…

On A Timeshare by Margaret Ross

Matt Morton

A TImeshare

Oakland, CA: Omnidawn, 2015. 104 pages. $17.95 About Emily Dickinson, James Longenbach has written, “Her poems are so strange, so shockingly themselves, that no fully programmatic account of them could…

December Micro-Reviews

Lessons on Expulsion

Nicole Cooley. Girl after Girl after Girl. Louisiana State University Press, 2017. 80 pages. $18.95. It mystified me when my children had little interest in dolls, because I was besotted with them—soft…

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