“I’m fascinated in thinking about money as an apparition whose haunting drives earthly creatures to do the silliest of actions, to become the strangest renditions of oneself. Every single person I know, including myself, is haunted by this not-love, this not-woods. I’m just trying not to feel hungry anymore for this kind of haunting, which begins to feel like a part of one’s skin.” —Jessica Q. Stark
“Bianca is less about ‘the speaker getting back to herself’ and more an account of the speaker getting a chance to create the self on her own terms. To control her narrative. And, also, to grieve the younger self she never really got to be.” —Eugenia Leigh
Rebecca Morgan Frank’s Oh You Robot Saints!, reviewed by J. Ahana-Laba
Poetry Northwest’s new podcast, Seconds. In this episode, Keetje Kuipers talks with Iain Haley Pollock about his second book, Ghost, Like a Place.
Five essays on Hongo’s writing and teaching, an interview with Mark Jarman, and a new poem from Hongo.