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Fall 2021

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INTERVIEWS

The World to Come: An Interview with David Keplinger
David Keplinger’s seventh collection of poetry, The World to Come, ventures through dozens of contexts, in the company of a sensitive speaker. If applications of the imagination design the future, what is the role of poetry?
Interviewed by Amy Wright

FICTION REVIEWS

Permafrost
Eva Baltasar
In a voice simultaneously raucous and icy with end-of-life clarity, the narrator of Catalan writer Eva Baltasar’s Permafrost lays bare the many women her life has contained, poetically detailing profound and urgent thrills. Reviewed by Jenny Apostol

NONFICTION REVIEWS

Sun Ra’s Chicago: Afrofuturism and the City
William Sites
Just like the subject’s music, William Sites’s new book Sun Ra’s Chicago: Afrofuturism and the City throws its listener into a complex time and urban space. Reviewed by Garin Cycholl

POETRY REVIEWS

CURB
Divya Victor
In her fifth book, CURB, Divya Victor builds a powerful exposition through poetry from both personal reflection and its refraction through the external world. Reviewed by Greg Bem

CHAPBOOK REVIEWS

Kathmandu
Anuja Ghimire
Anuja Ghimire’s Kathmandu will transport you to Nepal—as an interrogation of home and the languages we use to define it. Reviewed by Carlos A. Pittella

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