by Mark McMorris
APR 2017 | Critics Page
The poems seem to come from a man with a taste for bywaystheosophy, alchemy, fundamentalist theology in Kansasin the syntax of there is and it is present, as brought before the speculative mind, and wondered about.
by Christina Milletti
JUL-AUG 2016 | Books
At the outset of John Domini’s book of essays and criticism, The Sea God’s Herb (Dzanc Books, 2014), he reflects on the trajectory of his writing over the past several decadesthree novels, with a fourth novel out next year, a book of poems, and two story collections, in addition to Movieola!, published this summerbefore diving into a cross-section of writers, past and present, who each in their own way advance what he calls “non-traditional storytelling:” writing that pushes expectations, searches beyond borders, writing that reconfigures ordinary language in extraordinary ways.