Melinda Cardozo is a writer and blogger.
MAY 2012 | Books
Kingdom Animalia, the second book of poetry by Aracelis Girmay, begins where Teeth (Curbstone Books, 2007) left off. Its gentle movements between all scales of devastation and absorbing, tenable visions of hope as a relationlinguistic, bodily, historicalalso, perhaps improbably, takes Darwins Origin of Species as a point of departure.
FEB 2009 | Books
Andrew Muellers hopscotch travelogue, I Wouldnt Start From Here: The 21st Century and Where It All Went Wrong, is driven by an attempt to discover why the worlds most discordant nations wont stop being such hotheads. A London-based, Australian-born rock critic and travel writer, he moves from serious to witty to occasionally hilarious.
JUL-AUG 2012 | Books
Wichita, the first novel from Thad Ziolkowski, Director of the Writing Program at Pratt Institute, is a postmodern take on the false binary of the country and the city.