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We're delight to announce 108 new poetry reviews in the just-released issue of Galatea Resurrects No. 17 (A Poetry Engagement).  You can go to the issue at http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/>   For convenience, I'll also reprint the Table of Contents below.
 
Happy Reading!
Eileen Tabios, Editor
Galatea Resurrects
 
 
GALATEA RESURRECTS NO. 17 (A POETRY ENGAGEMENT)

[N.B. You can scroll down on blog or click on highlighted names or titles to go directly to the referenced article.]

EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION
Eileen Tabios
<http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/editors-introduction.html>


NEW REVIEWS
Nicholas Manning Reviews IRRESPONSIBILITY <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/irresponsibility-by-chris-vitiello.html> by Chris Vitiello

Patrick James Dunagan Reviews HOW PHENOMENA APPEAR TO UNFOLD <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-phenomena-appear-to-unfold-by.html>  by Leslie Scalapino

Allen Bramhall Reviews AT THAT <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/at-that-by-skip-fox.html>  by Skip Fox

T.C. Marshall Reviews ETHICS OF SLEEP <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/ethics-of-sleep-by-bernadette-mayer.html>  by Bernadette Mayer

Fiona Sze-Lorrain Reviews SELF-PORTRAIT WITH CRAYON <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/self-portrait-with-crayon-by-allison.html>  by Allison Benis White

Laura Trantham Smith Reviews UTOPIA MINUS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/utopia-minus-by-susan-briante.html>  by Susan Briante

Moira Richards Reviews IN PARAN <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/in-paran-by-larissa-shmailo.html>  by Larissa Shmailo

Philip Troy Reviews THE FEELING IS ACTUAL <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/feeling-is-actual-by-paolo-javier.html>  by Paolo Javier

Eileen Tabios Engages THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT PAINTERS SHOULDN’T TALK: A GUSTONBOOK <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/there-are-people-who-think-that.html>  by Patrick James Dunagan

Logan Fry Reviews IN THE COMMON DREAM OF GEORGE OPPEN <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/in-common-dream-of-george-oppen-by.html>  by Joseph Bradshaw

Eileen Tabios Engages TO BE HUMAN IS TO BE A CONVERSATION <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/to-be-human-is-to-be-conversation-by.html> by Andrea Rexilius

Thomas Fink Reviews PARTS AND OTHER PIECES <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/parts-and-other-pieces-by-tom-beckett.html>  by Tom Beckett

T.C. Marshall Reviews TO LIGHT OUT by Karen Weiser and DUTIES OF AN ENGLISH FOREIGN SECRETARY by MacGregor Card <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/publications-by-karen-weiser-and.html>

Allen Bramhall Reviews CITIZEN CAIN <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/citizen-cain-by-ben-friedlander.html>  by Ben Friedlander

William Allegrezza Reviews FORTY-NINE GUARANTEED WAYS TO ESCAPE DEATH <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/forty-nine-guaranteed-ways-to-escape.html> by Sandy McIntosh

Fiona Sze-Lorrain Reviews THERE’S THE HAND AND THERE’S THE ARID CHAIR <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/theres-hand-and-theres-arid-chair-by.html> by Tomaz Salamun

Eileen Tabios Engages MY LIFE AS A DOLL <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/my-life-as-doll-by-elizabeth-kirschner.html>  by Elizabeth Kirschner

Gabriel Lovatt Reviews THE USE OF SPEECH <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/use-of-speech-by-nathalie-sarraute.html> by Nathalie Sarraute, translated from the French by Barbara Wright

Logan Fry Reviews PORTRAIT OF COLON DASH PARENTHESIS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/portrait-of-colon-dash-parenthesis-by.html> by Jeffrey Jullich

Eileen Tabios Engages STILL: OF THE EARTH AS THE ARK WHICH DOES NOT MOVE <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/still-of-earth-as-ark-which-does-not.html> by Matthew Cooperman

Bill Scalia Reviews THE URGE TO BELIEVE IS STRONGER THAN BELIEF ITSELF <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/urge-to-believe-is-stronger-than-belief.html> by Erin M. Bertram

Kristin Berkey-Abbot Reviews FAULKNER’S ROSARY <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/faulkners-rosary-by-sarah-vap.html>  by Sarah Vap

Micah Cavaleri Reviews KYOTOLOGIC <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/kyotologic-by-anne-gorrick.html> by Anne Gorrick

Tom Beckett Engages AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MY GENDER, PRURIENT OMNIBUS ANARCHIC, RESTITUTIONS FOR A NEWER BOUNTIFUL VERB, COCK-BURN, OUR BODIES . . . ARE BEAUTY INDUCERS, THE ULTERIOR EDEN, ASYMPTOTIC LOVER//THERMODYNAMIC VENTS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/seven-publications-by-jj-hastain.html> , all by j/j hastain

j/j hastain Reviews A GOOD CUNTBOY IS HARD TO FIND <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/good-cuntboy-is-hard-to-find-by-doug.html>  by Doug Rice

Eileen Tabios Engages 60 TEXTOS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/60-textos-by-sarah-riggs.html>  by Sarah Riggs

Bill Scalia Reviews BEAT THING <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/beat-thing-by-david-meltzer.html>  by David Meltzer

Logan Fry Reviews HANK <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/hank-by-abraham-smith.html> by Abraham Smith

T.C. Marshall Reviews EXPLORATIONS IN NAVAJO POETRY AND POETICS by Anthony K. Webster and THE PRINCIPLE OF MEASURE IN COMPOSITION BY FIELD: PROJECTIVE VERSE II by Charles Olson <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/books-on-navajo-poetry-by-anthony-k.html> , Ed. Joshue Hoeynck

Eileen Tabios Engages TEENY TINY #13 <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/teeny-tiny-13-ed-amanda-laughtland.html> , Edited by Amanda Laughtland

Allen Bramhall Reviews ANTIPHONIES: ESSAYS ON WOMEN'S EXPERIMENTAL POETRIES IN CANADA <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/antiphonies-essays-on-womens.html> , Ed. Nate Dorward

Gabriel Lovatt Reviews VACANT LOT <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/vacant-lot-by-oliver-rohe.html>  by Oliver Rohe, translated from the French by Laird Hunt

Eric Wayne Dickey Reviews PUNISH HONEY <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/punish-honey-by-karen-leona-anderson.html>  by Karen Leona Anderson

Eileen Tabios Engages INSIDE THE MONEY MACHINE <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/inside-money-machine-by-minnie-bruce.html>  by Minnie Bruce Pratt

Pam Brown Reviews SLY MONGOOSE <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/sly-mongoose-by-ken-bolton.html>  by Ken Bolton

T.C. Marshall Reviews HOW LONG <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-long-by-ron-padgett.html>  by Ron Padgett

Neil Leadbeater Reviews A HERON IN BUENOS AIRES <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/heron-in-buenos-aires-by-luis-benitez.html>  by Luis Benítez

Jean Vengua Reviews THE WISDOM ANTHOLOGY OF NORTH AMERICAN BUDDHIST POETRY <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/wisdom-anthology-of-north-american.html> , Editor Andrew Schelling

Eileen Tabios Engages WAIFS AND STRAYS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/waifs-and-strays-by-micah-ballard.html>  by Micah Ballard

T.C. Marshall Reviews THE NEW TOURISM <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/new-tourism-by-harry-mathews.html>  by Harry Mathews

Guillermo Parra Reviews HOW’S THE COWS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/hows-cows-by-jess-mynes.html>  by Jess Mynes

T.C. Marshall Reviews THE WIDE ROAD <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/wide-road-by-carla-harryman-and-lyn.html>  by Carla Harryman and Lyn Hejinian

John Bloomberg-Rissman Reviews THE COMMONS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/commons-by-sean-bonney.html>  by Sean Bonney

Pam Brown Reviews PERRIER FEVER <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/perrier-fever-by-pete-spence.html>  by Pete Spence

Jim McCrary Engages MARROWING and THE NAME OF THIS INTERSECTION IS FROST <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/two-publications-by-maryrose-larkin.html> , both by Maryrose Larkin

Tom Beckett Reviews THE NAME OF THIS INTERSECTION IS FROST <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/name-of-this-intersection-is-frost-by.html>  by Maryrose Larkin

Patrick James Dunagan Reviews “NEITHER WIT NOR GOLD” by Ammiel Alcalay and STREET METE: VERTICAL ELEGIES 6 by Sam Truitt <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/two-publications-by-ammiel-alcalay-and.html>

Eileen Tabios Engages RADIATOR <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/radiator-by-nf-huth.html> by NF Huth

Genevieve Kaplan Reviews SPEAKING OFF CENTRE by James Cummins, CORPORATE GEES (VOLUME V) by Christopher William Purdom, KITCHEN TIDBITS by Amanda Laughtland, FROM HERE by Zoë Skoulding with images by Simonetta Moro, and TWO HATS APPEAR WHEN APPLAUDED: AN IMPROVISATION by Raymond Farr <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/chapbooks-by-james-cummins-christopher.html>

L.S. Bassen Reviews IT MIGHT TURN OUT WE ARE REAL <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/it-might-turn-out-we-are-real-by-susan.html> by Susan Scarlata

Rob McLennan Reviews THREE NOVELS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/three-novels-by-elizabeth-robinson.html>  by Elizabeth Robinson

Patrick James Dunagan & Ava Koohbor Review THE TELLER OF TALES: STORIES FROM FERODWSI’S SHAHNAHMEN <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/teller-of-tales-stories-from-ferodwsis.html> , Translated by Richard Jeffrey Newman

Tom Hibbard Reviews SELECTED POEMS by Nick Demske, A MYSTICAL THEOLOGY OF THE LIMBIC FISSURE by Peter O’Leary, HOSTILE WITNESS by Garin Cycholl, UNABLE TO FULLY CALIFORNIA by Larry Sawyer, AIN’T GOT ALL NIGHT by Buck Downs, and ANSWER by Mark DuCharme <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/books-by-nick-demske-peter-oleary-garin.html>

Jeff Harrison Engages THE DANGEROUS ISLANDS (A NOVEL) <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/dangerous-islands-by-seamas-cain.html>  by Séamas Cain

Eileen Tabios Engages ALIENS: AN ISLAND <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/aliens-island-by-uljana-wolf.html> by Uljana Wolf, Trans. from the German by Monika Zobel

Kristin Berkey-Abbot Reviews LOOKING UP HARRYETTE MULLEN: INTERVIEWS ON SLEEPING WITH THE DICTIONARY AND OTHER WORKS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/looking-up-harryette-mullen-interviews.html>  by Barbara Henning

G. Justin Hulog Reviews ARCHIPELAGO DUST <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/archipelago-dust-by-karen-llagas.html>  by Karen Llagas

Allen Bramhall Reviews FRAGILE REPLACEMENTS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/fragile-replacements-by-william.html>  by William Allegrezza

Eileen Tabios Engages RED WALLS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/red-walls-by-james-tolan.html>  by James Tolan

Juliet Cook Reviews COMPENDIUM <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/compendium-by-kristina-marie-darling.html> by Kristina Marie Darling

Bill Scalia Reviews WHAT THE RAVEN SAID <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/what-raven-said-by-robert-alexander.html>  by Robert Alexander

Fiona Sze-Lorrain Reviews SEE HOW WE ALMOST FLY <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/see-how-we-almost-fly-by-alison.html>  by Alison Luterman

Sunnylynn Thibodeaux Reviews THE INCOMPOSSIBLE <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/incompossible-by-carrie-hunter.html>  by Carrie Hunter

John Bloomberg-Rissman Reviews 908-1078 and THE PERSIANS BY AESCHYLUS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/two-publications-by-brandon-brown.html> , both by Brandon Brown

Benjamin Winkler Reviews WE IN MY TRANS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/we-in-my-trans-by-jj-hastain.html>  by j/j hastain

Mary Kasimor Reviews T&U&/LASH YOUR NIPPLES TO A POST/HISTORY IS GORGEOUS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/t-lash-your-nipples-to-posthistory-is.html> by Jared Schickling

Jeff Harrison Engages T&U& LASH YOUR NIPPLES TO A POST HISTORY IS GORGEOUS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/t-lash-your-nipples-to-post-history-is.html> by Jared Schickling

Rob McLennan Reviews APOLLINAIRE’S SPEECH TO THE WAR MEDIC <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/apollinaires-speech-to-war-medic-by.html>  by Jake Kennedy

Megan Burns Reviews LUCKY by Mairéad Byrne and A REDUCTION by Jimmy Lo <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/chaps-by-mairead-byrne-and-jimmy-lo.html>

Paul Lai Engages KĒROTAKIS : <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/kerotakis-by-janice-lee.html>  by Janice Lee

Patrick James Dunagan Reviews CLEARVIEW by Ted Greenwald and THE PUBLIC GARDENS: POEMS AND HISTORY by Linda Norton <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/poetry-memoirs-by-ted-greenwald-and.html>  

John Bloomberg-Rissman Reviews KAZOO DREAMBOATS OR, ON WHAT THERE IS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/kazoo-dreamboats-or-on-what-there-is-by.html> by J.H. Prynne

Gregory W. Randall Reviews THE HOMELESSNESS OF SELF <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/homelessness-of-self-by-susan-terris.html>  by Susan Terris

Jim McCrary Reviews MY COMMON HEART by Anne Boyer and ISSUE 8, Newsletter from James Yeary <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/my-common-heart-by-anne-boyer-and-issue.html>

Megan Burns Reviews A TOAST IN THE HOUSE OF FRIENDS <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/toast-in-house-of-friends-by-akilah.html>  by Akilah Oliver

Eileen Tabios Engages INFO RATION <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/info-ration-by-stan-apps.html>  by Stan Apps

Bill Scalia Reviews THE MORNING NEWS IS EXCITING <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/morning-news-is-exciting-by-don-mee.html>  by Don Mee Choi

Micah Cavaleri Reviews ACOUSTIC EXPERIENCE <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/acoustic-experience-by-noah-eli-gordon.html> by Noah Eli Gordon

Jim McCrary Reviews COLLECTION by Megan Kaminski, MANTIC SEMANTIC by A.L. Nielsen, LVNGinTONGUES by G. E. Schwartz, and PO DOOM by jim mccrary <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/publications-by-megan-kaminski-al.html>

Eileen Tabios Engages BLUE COLLAR POET <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/blue-collar-poet-by-g-emil-reutter.html> by G. Emil Reutter

Fiona Sze-Lorrain Reviews IF NOT METAMORPHIC <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/if-not-metamorphic-by-brenda-iijima.html> by Brenda Iljima

Eileen Tabios Engages THE ULTERIOR EDEN: A SERIES OF GENUFLECTIONS, RUMINATIONS AND GYROSCOPES <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/ulterior-eden-by-jj-hastain.html>  by j/j hastain


INTERVIEW
Tom Beckett Interviews NF Huth
<http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/interview-nf-huth.html>


FEATURE ARTICLE
“Make a Wish…and Blow out the Candles: An Explication of Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie
<http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/feature-article.html>  by Nicholas T. Spatafora


THE CRITIC WRITES POEMS
Sunnylyn Thibodeaux
<http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/critic-writes-poems.html>


FROM OFFLINE TO ONLINE
Paul Lai Reviews AUTOMATON BIOGRAPHIES <http://galatearesurrection17.blogspot.com/2011/12/automaton-biographies-by-larissa-lai.html>  by Larissa Lai


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