Book Review: Winter Child

Winter Child Virginia Pésémapéo Bordeleau, 200 pgs, Freehand Books,, $21.95 When her son is born with his umbilical cord wrapped around his neck, a mother watches in agony as a doctor tries to resuscitate him until “at last the baby uttered a first tentative croak like a frog unsure of spring’s arrival.” The child […]

Zine Review: Mixed Messages Zine

Mixed Messages Zine Art zine, 8 pgs, PO Box 12763, Rochester, NY, 14612 If you want to get anything out of this zine, you need to take a closer look. You can easily skim it and think you are above it all, but if you put your phone in the other room, put your kids […]

Book Review: It Is an Honest Ghost

It Is an Honest Ghost John Goldbach, 144 pgs, Coach House Books,, $18.95 John Goldbach is smooth. Easing us into this prose collection with a gentle meditation on longing Goldbach reminds us that carefully constructed stories still have room for some punch. I held my breath as I waited for a two-page long sentence to […]

Book Review: Everything is Awful and You’re a Terrible Person

Zine Review + Excerpt: Mushroomsss

Zine Review + Excerpt: Camgirl

Comic Review: Animol Zoo

Comic Review: Oona Moon (Episodes 1-8)

Staff Pick: Occasional Dispatch #2

Poetry Review: Admission Requirements

Artzine Review: The Birth of Linda

Zine Review — Another Round Please: Confessions of a Busboy

Book Review: Oh Honey

Non-Fiction Review: Deconstructing Dirty Dancing

Poetry Review: Feel Happier in Nine Seconds

Graphic Novel Review + Excerpts: Tongues

Music Review: River God by Century Egg

Graphic Novel Review: Sputnik’s Children

Litzine Review: Revenge of the Freak

Memoir Review: Deep Salt Water

Poetry Review: Totem Poles & Railroads

Graphic Novel Review — Kru Jac: A Year in Thailand

Zine Review + Excerpt: Where I Am Where I Am Not

Zine Review: When Language Runs Dry

Book Review: That Existential Leap

Poetry Review: Throwing the Diamond Hitch

Music Review: Good Night, Tomorrow by Needles//Pins

Comic Book + Album Review: Why is the Path to Nowhere

Book Review: The Bone Mother

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Music Review: Family Hangover by Walrus

Book Review: Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall

Graphic Novel Review: I’m Not Here

Zine Review: Submerging

Perzine Review: Sh!t Happens

Poetry Review: Shut Up Slow Down Let Go Breathe

Chapbook Review — The Gorge: A Cartographer of Sorrows

Zine Review — Raw: Who are You to Tell Me Who I Am

Zine Review — Quitter: Good Lucky Not Dying

Non-Fiction Review: Cats I’ve Known

Zine Review: Meme Queen

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Linocut Biography Review: Daddy Hall

Compilation Zine Review — Feels: The Lovesick Issue

Zine Review: How to Recognize Voter Suppression in its Habitat Naturel

Zine Review — How to Change the World: Pocket Guide

Non-Fiction Review: The Muslimah Who Fell to Earth

Zine Review: Here’s What I’ve Hidden Under My Tongue

Zine Review: The BLT

Zine Review: The Happy Loner

Zine Review: All Together

Art Zine Review: An A-Z of Holes

Zine Review: The Downtown Eastside Women’s Art Collective, Issue 2

Zine Review: BBHMM

Book Review: False Friends

Music Review: Noli Timere by Construction & Destruction

Chapbook Review: Astral Projection

Comic Review: Hostage

Zine Review: unproductive, now!

Film Review: Seth’s Dominion

Book Review — Palookaville: Seth and the Art of Graphic Autobiography

Chapbook Review — PSL: Poetry is Our Second Language

Chapbook Review: Pioneer 10, I Hear You

Comic Review: Morton

Zine Review: Read More Comix #2

Chapbook Review: Born to Rant, Coerced to Smile

Book Review: Yes Yes We’re Magicians

Comic Review: Crawl Space

Zine Review: Minor Leagues 2 & 3

Music Review: Memorial Ten Count by Jon McKiel

Comic Review: Boundless

Chapbook Review: Anno Zombie Dance

Zine Review: Gloom Serially

Litzine Review — Subliminal White Trash: Neglected Writings

Zine Review: Want Crack

Zine Review: Sober Queers Do Exist

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Zine Review: WoRMHoLE

Zine Review: Patch Sewing Guide and Sew Sew Sew

Zine Review: Terminal Boredom, The Early Years, Vol. 2

Poetry Review: Empathy Eventually

Zine Review: 10 Poems

Zine Review: Not Recommended for You

Zine Review: Don’t Tell Me to Smile

Zine Review: Nourish #2

Zine Review: Living Not Existing

Book Review: Mad Richard

Perzine/Comic Review: Chronic Illness Girl

Zine Review — Love-Addict: Trials in Online Dating

Book Review: Guy

Zine Review: Dislocations #2

Art Zine Review: All the Bad Ass Girls I’ve Ever Known

Zine Review: Koogmo #9

Book Review: Broken Balloons

Zine Review: Hello My Name is Frugal

Home Zine — Issue Three: People

Book Review: Involuntary Bliss

Zine Review — Pops: Parents on Parenting

Zine Review — Behind The Wheel: From Uber/Lyft to Taxi

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