by Megan Marz

Field Glass – Joanna Ruocco and Joanna Howard

Howard and Ruocco suggest that communication breakdown — collectives living together in ignorance of each other’s meanings — is what draws lines between enemies.

Fish in Exile – Vi Khi Nao

How does one bear a separation that is both unbearable and permanent? are the questions they, and Nao, face.

When the Sick Rule the World – Dodie Bellamy

The path today’s Bellamy traces through her past is thus contaminated on every level, disdain for racism and brutality mingled with disdain for poverty, the development of better politics mingled with social climbing and self-exculpation.

Ban en Banlieue – Bhanu Kapil

We bind discussions of newness in literature to the categories we’re supposedly abandoning.