Book Reviews | Tarpaulin Sky Magazine

TELLING YOU WHAT TO THINK SINCE 2003 | IMAGE: NOAH SATERSTROM

Book Reviews | Tarpaulin Sky Magazine

TELLING YOU WHAT TO THINK SINCE 2003 | IMAGE: NOAH SATERSTROM

Brandon Brown’s “The Four Seasons” Reviewed by Chris Tysh

"Captivates with its joie de vivre ... hinges on a carnivalesque lens through which the poet filters the body and its boundless passions. The corporeal enters the poem like a string quartet: bladder, teeth, asshole, knees, all playing their minor fugues, erotic and elemental...."

Katie Jean Shinkle’s “Ruination,” reviewed by Meghan Lamb

"Condensing a war, an outbreak, an apocalyptic flourishing of the sky, and a girl’s coming of age evolution into the length of a novella....Leaving us in a state of exploded-open Ruination, Shinkle slyly invites us to pick up the pieces, to reassemble ourselves anew."

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Brandon Brown’s “The Four Seasons” Reviewed by Chris Tysh

"Captivates with its joie de vivre ... hinges on a carnivalesque lens through which the poet filters the body and its boundless passions. The corporeal enters the poem like a string quartet: bladder, teeth, asshole, knees, all playing their minor fugues, erotic and elemental...."