Books Acquired Recently

Jernigan, Amanda. Years, Months, and Days: Poems. Windsor, ON: Biblioasis, 2018. I received a review copy of this book from the publisher. According to the blurb, Jernigan takes a bunch of old Mennonite hymns and makes poems out of them. According to the interview that came with the book, she is not a Mennonite, butContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

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Books Acquired Recently

Aciman, AndrĂ©. Call Me By Your Name. 2007. New York: Picador, 2017. I received Aciman’s novel as a birthday gift earlier this week. I hadn’t heard of it before, but it looks intriguing. Cassells, Cyrus. The Gospel According to Wild Indigo. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2018. I received this book as a gift fromContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Cameron, Melanie. Holding the Dark. Winnipeg: The Muses’ Company, 1999. I first encountered Cameron’s poetry in a 1999 issue of Rhubarb, the journal of the Mennonite Literary Society. The poem there is about two women who are lovers. Queer Mennonite literature is, of course, one of my academic specialties, so I decided to buy theContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”