INTERVIEWS + REVIEWS

Here is where you’ll find first-book interviews, book reviews, and occasionally conversations with our poets about a variety of things. If you’re interested in reviewing books for iO or have your own reviews you’d like to submit, please visit the guidelines here.

Review of Nick Courtright’s PUNCHLINE, Gold Wake Press
Review of Christopher DeWeese’s THE BLACK FOREST, Octopus Books
A conversation with independent press authors: Joe Hall, Nick Demske, Kristina Marie Darling, Christopher DeWeese, and Feng Sun Chen
Interview: Karen Rigby
A conversation with: SpringGun Press
Review of Corey Marks’ THE RADIO TREE, New Issues Press
First Book Interview: Ben Kopel’s VICTORY, H_NGM_N BKS
Review of Jacqueline Waters’ ONE SLEEPS THE OTHER DOESNT, Ugly Duckling Presse
A conversation with: Kelly Forsythe
A conversation with: Canarium Books
Review of Bruce Smith’s DEVOTIONS, U. of Chicago Press
A conversation with: YesYes Books
Review of Mathias Svalina’s I AM A VERY PRODUCTIVE ENTREPRENEUR, Mud Luscious Press
Review of Melissa Dickey’s THE LILY WILL, Rescue+Press
Review OF Tim VanDyke’s TOPOGRAPHIES DRAWN WITH A DIVINE CHAIN OF BIRDS, Lavender Ink
Review of Megan Martin’s SPARROW & OTHER EULOGIES, Gold Wake Press

Review of Joshua Harmon’s Scape.

Review of Sabrina Orah Mark’s Tsim Tsum.

Feature: Sean Bishop on Erasure Poetry

First-Book Interview with Joe Wilkins, Author of Killing the Murnion Dogs from Black Lawrence Press

Journal Spotlight: Ezekiel Black and Pismire

Review of Seth Abramson‘s Northerners

Review of Emily Kendal Frey‘s The Grief Performance

First-Book Interview with Marc Rahe, Author of The Smaller Half from Rescue + Press (READ)

First-Book Review of Ghost Lights by Keith Montesano from Dream Horse Press (READ)

First-Book Review of Nick Demske by Nick Demske from Fence Modern Poets Series (READ)
 
First-Book Review of Unbeknownst by Julie Hanson from Iowa Poetry Prize Series. (READ)