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A Review of “Light at the Seam” by Joseph Bathanti

Joseph Bathanti, as I knew from his previous collections, is a poet in love with naming the particulars and in so doing he’s unexcelled in illuminating the glories of the natural world. But this love of precision also extends to his staking a claim for justice, to...

“The Sum of Us”

Review of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee. One World, 2021. 289 pages. $28.00 (hardcover). In the 1950s, Heather McGhee explains in The Sum of Us, most white Americans expected the government...

Enter-Text

Review of Concordance by Susan Howe, New Directions Press, May 2020. 120 pages, $15.95 (paperback). Thought is not arborescent —Deleuze and Guattari Author’s Note In order to assist the reader, all dialogue is in italics, which declutters the page from...