Reviews

 
 

THE ACT OF REACHING: HOA NGUYEN’S VIOLET ENERGY INGOTS

Nguyen’s new collection Violet Energy Ingots is out this week from Wave Books and the act of reaching seems an apt way to describe the collection, both in terms of Nguyen’s project and what it demands of its reader.

 

 
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REVIEW OF LAUNDRY LINES BY ANN ELIZABETH CARSON

There's a comfort in discovering the assimilation of “stitching,” Carson's weaving toward reconciliation, her inclination (perhaps) toward mending the abstract mind over memory using two genres.