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Glory and Its Litany of Horrors: A Review

December 17, 2020

“Shouting is easy, Mario, what is difficult is to be born into hearing,” coaches a director as Cardoso stumbles into his first big theater role and eventual stardom.

Homie: A Review

November 11, 2020

Smith’s voice is drenched with protest, no longer willing to conceive of a reality where black bodies are expected to comply and resist…

Sugar Run: A Review

November 11, 2020

The past’s sweetness is distant while its horrors are disturbingly present, and Jodi McCarty stands straddled between them.

The Day Mark Nolan Gets Shot

November 11, 2020

by John Baum I’m in line to buy my wife a dress when this guy comes in. It’s raining out, but he’s wearing large black sunglasses, and he doesn’t take them off as he walks around the store. This bothers … Continued

String Sisters

October 14, 2020

by JULIE WAKEMAN-LINN The last day of September, Sasha rushed into their flat. “Olga, I’ve got us an offer.” Olga sat wrapped in her old quilt with her back to the window. At least today she had folded up the … Continued

The Year of the Femme: A Review

October 13, 2020

Donish juxtaposes continuous moments and memories with discrete, warring abstractions and fragments, exemplifying how poorly our remembered lives cohere with the lives we are leading in the “real” here and now.

SPEECH: A Review

October 13, 2020

SPEECH is a reckoning with the self and its relation to its present condition under the state.

A Girl Goes into the Forest: A Review

August 20, 2020

“The fragmentary configuration of the book reflects the complicated, mysterious nature of life itself and the profound complexity of feeling that results from being human.”