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Soul of a Whore and Purvis
by Denis Johnson
With the sudden passing of Denis Johnson, we look back at his 2012 book of two plays in verse, reviewed by Robert Martin.

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Asemic Translations:
Dwelling in Illegibility 

by Elisabeth Workman
In this visual essay originally presented at Rain Taxi's "Asemic Translations" event on March 25, 2017, poet Elizabeth Workman explores writing that is visible but not always legible, fictional but not false.

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mixed genre review
This Poem Is a House
by Ken Sparling
Elements of magical realism inhabit these quirky and whimsical poems by the Canadian poet. Reviewed by Marissa McHugh

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mixed genre review
Ghostspeaking
by Peter Boyle
In this bold and ambitious book, Boyle creates eleven fictive poets (from Latin America, France, and Quebec) and their work, which he has “translated” for the reader. Reviewed by John Bradley

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fiction review
The Moravian Night
by Peter Handke
Reading a new novel by Peter Handke is like taking a month-long walk in the woods: You know it's going to be hard and some stretches will be dull, but you also know there will be surprises along the way. Reviewed by John Toren