Contributions by Mike Walker

Book review: When She Named Fire

By | Book Review, Mike Walker, Poetics, Prose

An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by American Women edited by Andrea Hollander Budy Autumn House Press Pittsburgh, 2008 ISBN: 978-1932870268 Most of us who enjoy poetry—who enjoy reading—know about collections and thematic anthologies mainly from our seminars and other literature courses: most classes that are topical will include an anthology as a text, be it …

Film Review: The Art of Flight

By | Mike Walker, Prose, Reviews: Film and Visual Art

Brain Farm Digital Cinema/Red Bull Media House Directed by Curt Morgan; produced by Curt Morgan and Travis Rice Released in 2011 The Art of Flight, within its home-world of snowboarding, has built up more hype than any other snowboarding film ever and probably also cost more to produce and promote than any other snowboarding film. …

Book Review: The Book of What Stays by James Crews

By | Book Review, Mike Walker, Poetics, Prose

The Book of What Stays James Crews Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press 2011 The Book of What Stays, the winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry, is a slim yet intellectually weighty volume that at once makes apparent how it would claim so serious a prize as it has: from the opening …