Joe Milazzo is a writer, editor, educator, and designer. He is the author of the novel Crepuscule W/ Nellie (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2018) and two collections of poetry: The Habiliments (Apostrophe Books, 2016) and Of All Places In This Place Of All Places (Spuyten Duyvil). His writings have appeared in Black Clock, Black Warrior Review, BOMB, The Collagist, Prelude, Tammy, Texas Review, and elsewhere. He co-edits the online interdisciplinary arts journal [out of nothing], is a Contributing Editor at Entropy, and is also the proprietor of Imipolex Press. Joe lives and works in Dallas, TX, and his virtual location is joe-milazzo.com/.
In the words of poet Maged Zaher, “we live in an interesting hell.” Consider that one of the most profitable blockbusters of summer 2018 leans hard (and ingeniously so) into its tendencies towards Communist agitprop.