by Amy Bobeda

Everything is Totally Fine – Zac Smith


If there is one thing Smith’s time capsule of Americana can teach us is to listen to our dreams and nightmares and allow them to prompt new ways of living.

Out of Nowhere into Nothing – Caryl Pagel


Pagel’s collection of 10 braided essays tour the personal, the grotesque, the uncanny, and peculiar — a constant reminder of our attachment to the invisible.

Keeping the Bear Afloat: Lessons from Diane di Prima’s Small Press Legacy


Fast-paced political publishing still exists, often a display of the power and potential that lies in thinking big and publishing “small.”