If there is a common editorial thread in Midway’s Volume 11 Issue 1, it may be a playful editorial preference for bed-hopping between words and images. The prose is rich with imagery, and the art invites conversation.Read more "Review | Midway Journal: Winter 2017 | The Review Review | 13 February 2017"
As I review, I have a habit of drawing hearts next to particularly beautiful phrases or sentences, and I’m afraid my review copy looks like I was reading Fitzgerald while daydreaming on Valentine’s Day.Read more "Review | New England Review Vol 37 Iss 3 | Fall 2016"
The lessons to the student of this collection are key: poetic fixity can be an essential chain holding a linked collection together.Read more "Review: Ninety-nine Stories of God by Joy Williams"
Vestal Review “remains a viable and exciting place for flash fiction writers. The editors are clearly looking for variety and craft, and have a wide and welcoming reach for this issue.”Read more "Review: Vestal Review Issue 49"
It’s delightful. It compelled me to visit Franco’s Instagram; I verified they nailed his frenetic tone. How did they do it, without emojis?Read more "Review: Nice Things by James Franco | Change Seven"
“But Grant innovates within genre and gender roles. Think of it as noir fiction hitting the West Coast in 1940, idling in a cul-de-sac for a few decades; then Grant hops into the driver’s seat with some Hispanic heroes and villains as passengers for a fresh spin around the block. “Read more "New Review | Mexicali Blues by Joseph Grant"