from JA Tyler:
(ML Press is putting together a fine line-up of chapbooks, including work from Brandi Wells, Shane Jones, Blake Butler, Jimmy Chen, Ken Baumann, Nick Antosca):
drew kalbach's THE ZEN OF CHAINSAWS & ENORMOUS CLIPPERS is an engrossing read. his poetry works its way into a reader, pinching at places that seem normal & good until they are exposed to his bend of langauge, making them surreal & raw & broken.
barry graham's NOT A SPECK OF LIGHT IS SHOWING is a bulldozer of aggressive & charged stories, showcasing the sexual bent & savvy of graham's enticing & ticklish phrasing.