Lisa A. Flowers

You Just Wouldn’t Believe What That Kangaroo Did to This Courtyard: Prizefighting Death in CA Conrad’s ‘A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon’

November 21, 2013
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With its obsession with fluids, food, physicality, ‘Marsupial’ sometimes has the wild, unhinged glee of a three-year-old Jackson Pollocking their feces across the wall.

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Poem of the Week: Don Mee Choi

May 31, 2013
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from Diary of Return

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Poem of the Week: Lisa Marie Basile

May 24, 2013
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LOURDES

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Poem of the Week: Jeff Hecker

May 17, 2013
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Conscientious Protests
–after Julio Cortazar

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Poem of the Week: Kim Vodicka

May 10, 2013
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E N T I T L E D
LET’S DRINK AND FUCK

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Poem of the Week: Cesca Janece Waterfield

May 3, 2013
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Elizabethton, Tennessee, 1929

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‘Remembering Mary’: An Interview With Mary Jarrell

December 20, 2012
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In 2002, I had the privilege of interviewing Ms Jarrell for a proposed documentary on the World War II air war, and the literature that had defined it. Though the project never came to fruition, the interview was, of course, invaluable in its own way, and took on a life of its own.

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They Used to Dance On Saturday Nights

September 27, 2012
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Certainly this slim volume has something to teach us about magic and control, how indistinguishable the two often are from each other.

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Her Death Lobbied to be Gruesome: On Dana Curtis’s “Camera Stellata”

May 10, 2012
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This is a kind of Stockholm Syndrome, of course (as all existentialism is), but it’s a defiant, expansive strain that’s nobody’s fool or prisoner.

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The Ecstatic Tragedy of Reality TV: Interview with Kate Durbin on E!

April 2, 2012
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The echoes of her pain are still reverberating, like a mechanical baby doll, crying forever: a baby, our baby, who can never be soothed.

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Funhouse Mirror as Lite-Up Makeup Mirror: Kate Durbin’s E! Entertainment

March 19, 2012
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If Hedda Hopper had been reincarnated into a bag lady forced to stuff her own newspaper columns into her clothes for warmth, the wyrd outer hummings of her cycle toward rebirth might well have been echoed in Kate Durbin’s E! Entertainment.

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