A Review of Chia-Lun Chang’s Prescribee

In Pauline Oliveros’s 1971 “Sonic Meditations,” Oliveros intimates that making sounds can lead to “a tuning of mind and body,” a unifying of consciousness with corporeal being. It is not just noise…

A Review of Hila Ratzabi’s There Are Still Woods

By now the world is full of ecopoetry, but poets of Hila Ratzabi’s caliber don’t turn up often. Her new collection, There Are Still Woods, explores the urgency of climate change and…

A Review of María José Ferrada’s How to Turn Into a Bird

Miguel’s neighborhood is going downhill. His uncle Ramón has decided to live in the small compartment behind the local Coca-Cola billboard. “From the height the billboard gave him—ten meters—everything proved simple and…