Debunking the “otherness” of nature: Companion Grasses by Brian Teare (Omnidawn, April 2013)

Debunking the “otherness” of nature: Companion Grasses by Brian Teare (Omnidawn, April 2013)

Companion Grasses, by Brian Teare (Omnidawn, April 2013)

Are veins of blood so different from tributaries of rivers? Is the way grass in the wind might blow dark on one side, and flip to silver on the other so different from the way we might turn a dark thought in our heads to see the brighter aspect from another perspective?

Briane Teare’s fifth full-length book of poetry, Companion Grasses, offers a new perspective on the human relationship with nature.

Read my review here on the incomparable Litseen.

A CONVERSATION WITH TUPELO HASSMAN: girlchild and the city with the most trailers in the world

A CONVERSATION WITH TUPELO HASSMAN: girlchild and the city with the most trailers in the world

Check out my interview with Tupelo Hassman about her new book, girlchild, being released today from Farrar, Straus and Giroux!