Posts Tagged "Issue 24 | May-June 2013"

Neo-Confessionalism:
Whose Commodity Am I, Anyway?

“We danced until we became markets.”  —Bhanu Kapil Owning one’s intellectual property, one’s body, and one’s subjectivity may seem like a triumvirate fait accompli for contemporary women writers. Western women in…

Protest, but Not Too Much:
Anne Champion’s Reluctant Mistress

The poems of Anne Champion’s debut collection, Reluctant Mistress, obsessively pick at the physical and emotional aspects of sexual relationships—often unhappily. The title is inspired by Cassandra, the beautiful woman…

Antic Panoply: The New Arcana

In The Art of Recklessness, Dean Young brings New York School surrealism into new relief. He talks of a poetry that contains the kind of stage-spanning acrobatic leaps you might…