Series Three

Cara Benson Cara Benson

"It just so happens that I am tired of being a woman." —Cara Benson

Cara Benson is the author of “Cara Benson” and the books (made) and “Funny. Considering how heated it was.” She is a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative and teaches poetry and poetics in a NY State Prison. Her website is

This is Matthew Klane's review.

Og Poseida Ra-ta Debrah Morkun

Of all the interesting poetry coming out of Philadelphia, it is Debrah Morkun's that I most seek out "to understand what words have to do with hours, & how/to deal with philosophy." Her material is fantastically rangy and mysteriously hearty, because she knows it's not "as though our tongues could sit still like curved bells--"
— Elizabeth Treadwell

Muriel's House Carol Mirakove

Muriel’s House is simply magnificent. I experienced it like a life flashing before my eyes—except this light sticks. It singes and sings. And oh how delightfully Mirakovian this world is! Outfitted in platform boots and purple cloaks; taking comfort in mantras, misdirection, and math; assuring us that all our heroes are alive & in love. There is no time to despair. Read this book now.
— Susan Landers

Alter§Body Kristin Prevallet

is a poet, essayist, performer, hypnotherapist, and educator whose literary focus is to integrate political and personal consciousness into radical poetic forms.

is the editor of A Helen Adam Reader: Selected Poems, Collages and Music (The National Poetry Foundation, 2007).

Piglittuce Michael Basinski

"This book is truly beautiful.  A dozen sound tracks coursed through my brain as I read head on into the feathered piglets.  Few books of poetry conjure the flicker of non-existent words quite like this one.  I became so deranged, that I read "take your fingers out of your month" instead of "mouth", and saw orgasms where organisms belonged.  As if the lace necklace of the ocean staining on the shoreline was undertoeing me into a sea of words from which there was no respite.  If Basinski can unpack "æèöûýòïêèöüúë" into, "fairy burrs herizones burst like muskells of waterbugs by of in deep... more

A Primary Mother Sueyeun Juliette Lee

Sueyeun Juliette Lee grew up three miles from the CIA. She edits Corollary Press, a chapbook series devoted to multi-ethnic innovative writing, writes reviews for The Constant Critic, and is a contributing editor at EOAGH. Her books include That Gorgeous Feeling (Coconut Press) and Underground National (Factory School). She is a 2013 recipient of the PEW fellowship

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