Los Angeles Review of Books: Stacked Time: On April Gibson’s “The Span of a Small Forever” and Alice Notley’s “Being Reflected Upon”

ELONGATED. TRUNCATED. TURNED INSIDE OUT. I worked recently with a colleague with whom I had not collaborated since the early days of the pandemic, and the two of us tried to describe our experiences of time in this four-year interval: before COVID-19, after COVID-19, during lockdown, postvaccination. Primitive markers aside, we couldn’t find a satisfying […]

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Literary Hub: Lit Hub Weekly: April 22 – April 26, 2024

Literary Hub: Lit Hub Weekly: April 22 – April 26, 2024

“What if life really was a story? What if you could alter the plot? Assign meaning to the most brutal contempt?” Read from Dorothy Allison’s acceptance speech for Publishing Triangle’s Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement. | Lit Hub “Medieval English people had no problem believing in climate change and ecosystemic collapse.” What medieval poets […]