The Hook and the Haymaker by Jared Yates Sexton

By On May 29, 2015

The Hook and the Haymaker by Jared Yates Sexton Split Lip Press, 2015 206 pages – Split Lip / Amazon   Jared Yates Sexton will tell you flat-out: Hoosier born and bred.… Read More

Creative Nonfiction

Tales from the End of the Bus Line: The Start

By On May 29, 2015

When I initially proposed Tales From the End of the Bus Line to my dad, the idea was that we’d have weekly phone conversations wherein he’d relate a story that I’d then… Read More


The New Comics: Marie Enger

By On May 28, 2015

An Unfathomable Darkness (from Cyclical) MARIE ENGER is a green-haired punk cartoonist from St. Louis. Her coloring work has appeared in Pistolwhip, 2 Sisters, and Past Aways for Dark Horse.  She is currently in development on… Read More


Dinnerview: Hadara Bar-Nadav

By On May 28, 2015

Dinnerview: Hadara Bar-Nadav Hadara Bar-Nadav is the author of Lullaby (with Exit Sign), awarded the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize; The Frame Called Ruin, Runner Up for the Green Rose Prize from New Issues; and A… Read More


Leaving Orbit by Margaret Lazarus Dean

By On May 28, 2015

Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight by Margaret Lazarus Dean 2015, Graywolf Press 240 pages – Graywolf / Amazon   Projects of memory are rarely concerned with all three… Read More


The End of the Trial of Man by Paul Stubbs

By On May 28, 2015

The End of the Trial of Man by Paul Stubbs ARC Publications, 2015 Inpress / Arc Publications   In American poetry, much talk has revolved around the mystique of the difficult poem,… Read More


Wednesday Entropy Roundup

By On May 27, 2015

New anime for Spring (SUVUDU, 4/22) How to make a modern gay villain in comics (Panels, 5/20) A Supergirl primer (Panels, 5/18) Noah Cicero and xTx in conversation (The Nervous Breakdown, 5/19)… Read More


Hollywood Notebook by Wendy Ortiz

By On May 27, 2015

Hollywood Notebook by Wendy Ortiz Writ Large Press, 2015 190 pages – Writ Large / Amazon   The day as a constellation of quiet moments: snippets and skraggles of thought that suffuse us while… Read More

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Stumbling Home: Navigating Personal Trauma amid Political War & Systemic Abuse

By On May 27, 2015

It is Memorial Day weekend 2015 and I am remembering a year ago, traveling to West Virginia to be a bridesmaid in a friend’s wedding. I remember my long blue and green… Read More


“A certain shared insanity”: A Conversation With Mike Heppner

By On May 26, 2015

“Short stories are gems. Novels, however,” according to one of my favorite creative writing teachers, “are big bags.” Mike Heppner’s work both affirms and challenges this judgement. For while Mike’s novels are… Read More


Their Days Are Numbered XXI

By On May 26, 2015

Their Days Are Numbered is a new year-long project authored by the collective Entropy community. It is a collaborative online novel written by the Entropy community on a weekly basis. A different… Read More

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Featherproof Books

By On May 26, 2015

Honestly if time is an illusion, as we all know it to be, and the ultimate victory of the internet is "collage," then I guess it's OK to sum up our influences,… Read More


#finalpoems at Enclave

By On May 25, 2015

Over at Enclave, our #finalpoems are being published each day, until the end of days. Here is the original call: A call for submissions. All poems submitted will be included. Because one… Read More


Small Reviews of Small Books

By On May 25, 2015

I’m a fan of small books. Whether this means a short book, a chapbook, a novella, a “novel” that is only 20 pages (consider Bataille’s Madame Edwarda or Marguerite Duras’s Man Sitting… Read More