Books Acquired Recently

Agüeros, Jack. “Dominoes” and Other Stories from the Puerto Rican. Willimantic, CT: Curbstone Press, 1993. —. Sonnets from the Puerto Rican. Brooklyn: Hanging Loose Press, 1996. I recently finished reading Roberto Márquez’s anthology Puerto Rican Poetry: An Anthology from Aboriginal to Contemporary Times, and discovered through it a number of writers whose work I would like toContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

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Book Acquired Recently: Shelter Management by Abigail Carl-Klassen

Carl-Klassen, Abigail. Shelter Management. Chicago: Dancing Girl Press & Studio, 2017. I received this chapbook of poems in the mail a few days ago. Carl-Klassen is a member of the second generation of Mennonite writers and a good friend, so I pre-ordered the book as soon as I could and it finally arrived. I’ve alreadyContinue reading “Book Acquired Recently: Shelter Management by Abigail Carl-Klassen”

Books Acquired Recently: 2012 Edition

Mann, Jeff. Purgatory: A Novel of the Civil War. Maple Shade, NJ: Bear Bones Books, 2012. I recently heard about this piece of gay erotica from a friend who thought she was acquiring another book–the cover and first few pages were of the book she thought she was getting–but found a piece of Purgatory boundContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: 2012 Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Cincinnati Edition

This weekend I went to the Cincinnati Mennonite Arts Weekend for the first time. It was so much fun! Of course I bought some books. I also visited the Half Price Books near my hotel, where I purchased Roberts’, Brown’s, and Sohl’s texts. Brown, Rita Mae. Poems. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press, 1987. I love Brown’sContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Cincinnati Edition”