[REVIEW] Loose Strife, by Quan Barry
University of Pittsburgh Press 65 pages, $15.95 Review by Colleen Abel Quan Barry is having a good year. Her debut novel She Weeps Each Time You’re Born came out to strong reviews in February, and her third book of poetry, Loose Strife, came out in January.
So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, adieu
Dear friends and family, Please accept this brief note as PANK’s formal notification of resignation, effective as of the end of this calendar year, 2015. We’ll publish one last print issue and two final online issues of PANK Magazine; look for those in the months ahead.
[REVIEW] Einstein’s Beach House, by Jacob M. Appel
Pressgang 188 pages, $15.95 Review by Lynne Weiss The theme of the highly readable and surprising stories that comprise Jacob M. Appel’s Einstein’s Beach House is aptly expressed in the first sentence of the first story, “Hue and Cry”—these stories describe things that are “funny” when they happen “to other people.