This micro-chapbook is a part of the 2018 Ghost City Press Summer Micro-Chap Series. ...
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a fun fanciful chapbook with glitter erasure of Stephen King's Cujo.
Confession 1: I don't like Stephen King. At all. Don't try to convince me. I'm not your target audience for convincing in this matter. Confession 2: I freakin' love this book.
First of all, I like the choice of erasure medium (glitter), particularly when juxtaposed with the original text of the erasure poems. I think this was a smart, thoughtful artistic choice on the part of the poet. As a Midwesterner, I appreciate the title. More books should be written about casserole. Perhaps because of thi ...more
I have a complicated relationship with erasure poetry.
I've seen writers get a little too comfortable with erasure and go too far in adapting the original author's words as their own, using long phrases to create the poem instead of just the words given to them on the page. I end up feeling as though the original author wrote the poem instead of the poet using his or her black marker.
Adams doesn't fall into this category: she manages to take advantage of Stephen King's unique word and phrase us ...more