In her new chapbook, Lovebirds, Zaheer presents 12 vivid flash stories about relationships, faith, violence, loss, and desire.
By co-opting the style and tropes of the Romantics and applying them to an ironic magical realism story, Süskind created a postmodern text liberated from the delusion of originality.
The poems leave me curious about what it means to create these distinctions and what we can learn from our edges of “self.”
Rightly dedicated to “Judas,” Kopano Maroga’s first collection imagines Jesus’s “lost years” as full of queer erotic bliss and newly vibrant prayers.
This is a story about friendship: the way it changes as we discover sexuality and as we begin to understand the way our bodies are seen in the world in all of its forms.
It is no secret we are supposed to despise the witch in the traditional fairy tale, but while brutal, this witch is not lonely, nor is she pathetic, and we question whether her violence is unwarranted.
Mark Wunderlich’s poems conjure reluctant ghosts and waltz with rusted memories. This collection makes mourning and melancholy tangible.
You might not expect an action film to have drawn Gina Prince-Bythewood’s interest, but she was eager to tackle it.
j.p.mot’s object of research centers on reclaiming the orientalist gaze depicted by colonial ethnographers.
Claire Wahmanholm uses poems to take us through unraveling fairytales and the volatile terrain of our unraveling planet.