Alice James Books Archive

Review: DAYLILY CALLED IT A DANGEROUS MOMENT by Alessandra Lynch

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Lynch’s radiant lyricism throughout the collection expresses the post-traumatic tension of persistent remembering and forgetting rape. Read as poetry of witness, the collection is illuminating, for trauma survivors and for those willing to behold its aftermath.
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Imagining the Anthropocene: Evoking an Ecological Occult

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Human society is built on superficial impositions of order: government, religion, science, and language attempt to enervate chaos. But for Jane Mead, a poet entrusted with her family’s California vineyard in the midst of a historic drought, there’s no hiding from earth’s mists and windstorms.
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Hearing Voices: Women Versing Life presents Jane Springer & Murder Ballad

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I don’t want to write this review the way I’m expected to write it. I know I should keep the “I” out and pretend the thoughts I’m about to express come from some objective intellectual place separate from who I am as a person with a history. I could
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