Friday, December 11, 2009
Stephen Hong Sohn, Assistant Professor of English at Stanford University, gives praise and attention to several Asian-American Four Way poets in his blog entry on The Lantern Review. In the entry Stephen wishes to "highlight the exciting and innovative work being produced out of independent presses," and that includes Four Way Books! The title of this entry will take you to The Lantern Review.
Ron Slate reviews Farrah Field's Rising for The Quarterly Conversation. Slate calls Farrah's collection "superb in its design and pacing" and adds that Rising "recruits its readers to wreak vengeance on what would block our humanity by unblocking the language we use to describe what actually happens." To read this wonderful review in its entirety, click on "Farrah Field's 'Rising'" above. If you are in the New York area, Farrah will be reading with three other writers, tomorrow, Saturday, December 12 from 3-5 PM at the Bushwick Library in Brooklyn.
Thursday, December 3, 2009
Ron Slate reviews Joel Brouwer's third collection of poetry, And So, for Blackbird, an online journal of literature and the arts. Of Brouwer's writing, Slate says "he is capable of masterfully including what Roland Barthes called the “punctum” in a photograph, the essential detail that pricks the viewer in such a way that a hidden element leaks out but cannot be fully understood." For the full review, clink on the title of this entry above.