today’s selection is a love story, the falling in love, the tedium of everyday, the heart bursting love and the heart breaking sadness of every relationship. Michael+Josephine: a novel in verse by Jo Reyes-Boitel is the story of the Archangel Michael reimagined as a queer woman who falls in love with Josephine, a multicultural Latina. their story is the story of every relationship you have been in, beautifully told. big kudos to FlowerSong Books for giving this passionate story a home.
Tarfia Faizullah is a master of surprise with labyrinthine content and unique turns of line in her recent work: Registers of Illuminated Villages from Graywolf Press. I was drawn to