by Aja Couchois Duncan

Good Stock Strange Blood – Dawn Lundy Martin

Martin takes no heed; the pages of this book are rife with violence, both outside and within the family, the home.

The Skin of Meaning: Collected Literary Essays and Talks – Aaron Shurin

Sitting beside Aaron, bathed together in the afternoon light, he points to his apartment windows, the structural yieldings to the sky.

To Love the Coming End – Leanne Dunic

This Japan is pedestrian and epic, lyric and prosaic, like so much of the book.