Review – The New Make-Believe

When I picked up Judson Hamilton’s The New Make-Believe, I was anticipating a poetry of action. For me, the title conjured some potential blend of childhood idealism and a philosophy of escape, perhaps something like collective hallucination harnessed for political gains, a dream engine capable of producing, well, The New. I came looking for change, … Continue reading Review – The New Make-Believe

Review – A Furious Oyster

A Furious Oyster by Jessica Sequeira is an odd book about people who come back from the dead during storms, leaving ghostly remnants in the rain data which can be recorded, interpreted, and published. Well, that’s its setup at least. Although you might expect such a premise to deliver a horror story, what Sequeira gives … Continue reading Review – A Furious Oyster