Threshing Out Reality in Christopher Kennedy’s ENNUI PROPHET

BY KENNY TANEMURA It’s difficult to find an arrangement of prose poems that seems to work well as a collection, or that extends beyond attempts to define this new and unique genre. Christopher Kennedy’s third collection of prose poetry,Ennui Prophet, is a rare exception to this dilemma. In Christopher Kennedy’s hands, the prose poem is … Continue reading Threshing Out Reality in Christopher Kennedy’s ENNUI PROPHET

Building the book & avoiding the unavoidable: An interview with Melody Gee

BY KENNY TANEMURA Melody S. Gee’s first poetry collection Each Crumbling House (a review of which can be found here) won the 2010 Perugia Press Book Prize. Her poems and essays are published or forthcoming in Blackbird, Copper Nickel, Southern California Review, Dogwood, Packingtown Review, Alligator Juniper, The Greensboro Review, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, The … Continue reading Building the book & avoiding the unavoidable: An interview with Melody Gee

A review of Melody Gee’s Each Crumbling House

BY KENNY TANEMURA Melody S. Gee's first poetry collection Each Crumbling House won the 2010 Perugia Press Book Prize. Originally from Cerritos, California, she attended the University of California, Berkeley and the University of New Mexico, and has taught at Purdue University, Ivy Tech College, Saint Louis University, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her poems … Continue reading A review of Melody Gee’s Each Crumbling House