Alison Stone’s Zombies at the Disco, Reviewed by Shawn Pavey

Alison Stone Zombies at the Disco Jacar Press Reviewer: Shawn Pavey I have absolutely no empirical evidence on which to base this assertion, but I think the ghazal became the official verse structure of the Pandemic. Several recent poetry collections have contained entire sections devoted to ghazals. Almost every poetry journal I pick up will […]

Eric Greinke’s and Alison Stone’s Masterplan, Reviewed by Brian Fanelli

Eric Greinke and Alison Stone Masterplan Presa Press Reviewed by Brian Fanelli Masterplan is a book to read at this moment, a collaboration that addresses the 24/7 news cycle, rampant consumerism, and pop culture. Some of the poems hit as hard and as fast as a two-minute punk song, while others are meditative and lyrical, […]

Alison Stone’s Ordinary Magic, Reviewed by David E. Poston

Alison Stone Ordinary Magic NYQ Books Reviewer: David E. Poston Antoine Court de Gebelin claimed the tarot was all that survived of the Egyptian Book of Thoth, though it more likely began as a curiously illustrated deck invented for the medieval Italian game of tarocchi. The dozens of different sets of tarot illustrations occupy a […]