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Joyelle McSweeney

Joyelle McSweeney is the author of Salamandrine: 8 Gothics; Nylund, the Sarcographer; Percussion Grenade; Flet; The Red Bird; and The Commandrine and Other Poems. With Johannes Goransson, she publishes Action Books and Action, Yes, a press and web-quarterly dedicated to international writing and hybrid forms. She writes regular reviews for Rain Taxi, The Constant Critic, and other venues, and teaches in the MFA Program at Notre Dame.

Through the Body of the Storm

Reading through Wreckage of Reason II, this convivial selection of women’s prose writing in a spectrum of non-realist forms, I found myself thinking of Guillermo del Toro’s dark, femme parable, Pan’s Labyrinth (2006).

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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