Monday, November 17, 2008

Jericho Brown's Please in the Small Press Spotlight

Critical Mass, the blog of the national book critics circle board of directors, posted an interview with Jericho Brown about his new book Please.
Jericho says this: "When I write and revise, I imagine myself in the middle of a conversation, often a disagreement, with someone I love."

Visit for the full interview.

Theories of Falling Reviewed on Blackbird

Check out a review by Susan Settlemyre Williams in the Fall 2008 edition of Blackbird. A sample: "If there is throughout Theories of Falling the sense of a toxic stain, it is nowhere so apparent as in the long sequence 'Allergy Girl.' This suite begins, if not innocuously, at least in a frightening but familiar experience as young parents cope with their infant’s terrible allergies: 'No breast / is safe, no cowgoatsoy milk.' 'They cradle me in Benadryl.' Their mantra is 'Don’t break the baby.'" Read the whole review at

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Corduroy Books Reviews Jericho Brown's PLEASE

Follow this link to read Weston Cutter's new review of Jericho Brown's debut collection Please:

"Just read this book. Seriously. Everybody should be reading Jericho Brown." --Weston Cutter