Fall for the Book festival starts today! Here are some event highlights from us here at Gazing Grain Press. These highlighted events are all on George Mason University's Fairfax campus. See the full schedule for more events all over the region!
This year's Call and Response exhibit , a collaboration between pairs of artists and writers themed on "invisibility" and human trafficking, will be up in Fenwick Gallery until November 27. This year's show is curated by Stephanie Grimm, Jennifer Li...
Jessica Cuello By Fire
Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013
Ribbon-bound Paperback, $6.00
By Fire is a text grounded in a history. Jessica Cuello provides a brief historical note, which is placed in the back of the chap, so I read By Fire the first time through without it. I felt placed by the titles, and by the character and voice of the poems themselves; I held my questions. The titles often give a year (as in the first poem, "The Births: 1186"). In the second poem, “Conversion: May 1204...