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Dismantling Binary: Three Reviews of Genderqueer & Trans Writers’ Chapbooks

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This month, I read work from both genderqueer and transgender writers. Inspired by recent tweets, blog posts, and press releases supporting works by these writers, it seemed a good opportunity to spotlight these three chapbooks.
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3 Chapbook Reviews: Loving and Living in Louisiana

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Sometimes, place is an obvious theme or motif in a work, while other times it informs a work in a subtler but still necessary way.
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“A Landing Spot for My Word-Sounds”: An Interview with Naoko Fujimoto

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Naoko Fujimoto’s lyrical, musical poems are written across distances—whether it’s the personal distance between the poet and the personas she adopts, or the psychological distance of writing from the U.S. about the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami.
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“Poets should always take public transportation”: An Interview with Maureen Thorson

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In her second book of poems, My Resignation, Maureen Thorson immerses us in the story of two people figuring out how to start a new life together. Her poems are finely textured, moving, and often humorous. She has a keen appreciation for the quirky natural detail or odd snippet
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