Landscapes Uncovered: A review of Kristine Ong Muslim’s We Bury the Landscape by Colman O Criodain

Conceptually, this is one of the most unusual books I have ever read. We Bury the Landscape, by Kristine Ong Muslim, is a collection of 100 mini-stories based on works of visual art—paintings for the most part, but also drawings, and one photograph. With the exception of William C. Tumley’s 1990 photograph of the environmentalContinue reading “Landscapes Uncovered: A review of Kristine Ong Muslim’s We Bury the Landscape by Colman O Criodain”

Cup your ears and hear him: An attempt at a critical look at Mitchell S. Jackson’s Oversoul, by Jenny Catlin

In the Simpsons episode where Homer becomes a food critic, his love of food inspires a rave review of every restaurant he critiques. I worry that I may be the Homer Simpson of literary criticism, writing one glowing review after another.  However, like Homer, I am determined to find a way to expose the badContinue reading “Cup your ears and hear him: An attempt at a critical look at Mitchell S. Jackson’s Oversoul, by Jenny Catlin”