Book Reviews

Lauren Rheaume reviews Mary Laura Philpott

I Miss You When I BlinkMary Laura Philpott288 pagesAtria Books, $26.00 Mary Laura Philpott’s I Miss You When I Blink is not a self-help book, but there are so many gems about how to live one’s life in this memoir-in-essays collection that I’d like…

May 6, 2019
Semi;Colon

On Process: Andrew Gregory Krzak

Process should be the most important part of any artistic endeavor because creativity needs surprise to thrive. One cannot be surprised if they are too rigid in the creation process. As a result, I believe a writer should leave intentionality and structure and all…

May 6, 2019
Book Reviews

Gretchen Lida reviews Randon Billings Noble

Be With Me Always Randon Billings Noble 186 pages University of Nebraska Press, $13.89 Writer and equestrian-extraordinaire Gretchen Lida reviews Be with Me Always, an essay collection with some of the most beautiful and thought-provoking juxtapositions between illness and literature, love and loss, by…

April 2, 2019
Book Reviews

Kelsey Hoff reviews Esmé Weijun Wang

The Collected Schizophrenias Esmé Weijun Wang 224 pages Graywolf Press, $16.00 Poet and mental health advocate Kelsey Hoff dives into the nonfiction genre through her review of Esmé Weijun Wang’s The Collected Schizophrenias. The Collected Schizophrenias, a series of distinct essays by Esmé Weijun Wang,…

April 2, 2019
Semi;Colon

Introducing the latest issue

  It seems fitting that our issue is being released this week because this Thursday is Persian New Year. For Iranians, Noruz is celebrated on the first day of spring, which is something I have always loved. If the new year that began in…

March 18, 2019
Essays

Elizabeth Kadetsky

To see Elizabeth Kadetsky’s comics in full view, click below: Elizabeth KADETSKY comic1     _________________________ Elizabeth Kadetsky is author of a memoir (First There Is a Mountain, Little Brown), a story collection (The Poison that Purifies You, C&R Press) and a novella (On the Island…

March 17, 2019