THE COLONY by Jillian Weise Soft Skull Press 352 pp. $14.95 review by Travis Schneider I’ve recently had a difficult time getting a job with my philosophy degree, and could probably stand a wider awareness of what exactly it is I’ve learned. But watch me subvert its credibility even further by describing what constituted a […]
JILLIAN WEISE is the author of a collection of poems, The Amputee’s Guide to Sex (Soft Skull Press 2007), and a chapbook, Translating the Body (All Nations Press 2006). She studied at Florida State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is currently on a creative writing Fulbright in Tierra del Fuego. Her first novel is forthcoming in January 2010.
When the call came for me to join Bitto behind the damn Falls, did I not challenge the appointment, did I not appeal to the High Courts & wait in the dark offices of tree holes & check the box to describe myself as too bird-brained? Did I not beg to stay in the Arbolis […]
Issue 1 Spring 2009 V. JOSHUA ADAMS is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago and editor of Chicago Review. JOE AMATO‘s recent books include Pain Plus Thyme (Factory School 2008) and Industrial Poetics: Demo Tracks for a Mobile Culture (Iowa 2006). His memoir, Once an Engineer: A Song of the Salt City, is forthcoming later […]
FEATURED ARTIST David-Baptiste Chirot NECESSITY IS THE MOTHERFUCKER OF INVENTION thoughts on the delete button THE NEW EXTREME EXPERIMENTAL AMERICAN POETRY a gallery featuring the visual works of poet, artist, and human rights activist David-Baptiste Chirot Jared Schickling, David-Baptiste Chirot FINDING THE ROOOT an interview conducted by Jared Schickling with David-Baptiste Chirot that will […]