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Geography of Rebels Trilogy: A Review

January 23, 2019

by JOSHUA TAIT Maria Gabriela Llansol, Geography of Rebels Trilogy. Trans. from the Portuguese by Audrey Young (Deep Vellum, October 2018), pp. 345 “My vocation is to speak eternally,” wrote Maria Gabriela Llansol (1931-2008). And in Geography of Rebels, an ecstatic … Read more

Strawberry Fields: A Review

January 15, 2019

by KYLAN RICE Hilary Plum, Strawberry Fields (Fence 2018), pp. 224 In 2018, Time Magazine named journalists its “Person of the Year.” The magazine published four different versions of the issue’s cover featuring images of either Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal … Read more

The Wildlands: A Review

January 6, 2019

by ELISA FAISON Abby Geni, The Wildlands (Counterpoint Press, September 2018), pp. 368 “Man is the animal who tells stories,” Cora repeats. “We have to remember them. We have to tell the stories.” As with her previous fiction, Abby Geni’s … Read more