Posts Tagged: Gina Vaynshteyn

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Brandon Hicks contemplates the strange game of pricing art in “The Forgetful Painter.” And in the Saturday Interview, Arielle Bernstein talks to illustrator Ijeoma Oluo about her new publication, Badass Feminist Coloring Book, and the surprises she encountered while creating it. Oluo’s initial Kickstarter project outgrew its modest goals by a significant margin. “It was so […]

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New Shoes on a Dead Horse by Sierra DeMulder

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Winning just about every national poetry slam competition there is, Sierra DeMulder’s words and poetic swagger have won untouchable real estate in my bookshelf. DeMulder’s newest book, New Shoes on a Dead Horse re-defines confessional poetry; in fact, it pushes it aside and claims there is more to each and every picture. New Shoes on […]

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The Last Book I Loved: “Please” by Jericho Brown

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Jericho Brown’s Please explores the way love and violence coexist with each other and how the two sometimes intertwine. The collection of poems is categorized by four sections: “Repeat,” “Pause,” “Power,” and finally, “Stop”; the first three sections address self-identification both psychologically and sexually, his relationships with his father, mother, and lovers, and what it […]

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