Foreword Reviews

Mya Alexice, Book Reviewer

Mya is a poet, journalist, and activist living in New York City. They are a Mellon Mays fellow conducting academic research about race and ethnicity and its relationship with language. Most of their poems can be found in literary magazines like Quarto, The Raven’s Perch, Echoes, and The Legendary. More pieces reside at their personal website: messmiah.wordpress.com, along with personal writings and musings.

Book Review

Fat Angie

by Mya Alexice

A sequel to Stonewall Book Award Winner "Fat Angie", e.E Charlton-Trujillo’s Fat Angie: Rebel Girl Revolution finds Angie grappling with a new set of circumstances. Quick, compelling prose propels the often poignant narrative about one... Read More

Book Review

Give a Girl Chaos

by Mya Alexice

Heidi Seaborn’s poetry collection "Give a Girl Chaos" wields everyday language with immense skill, resulting in an expansive work. These poems encompass the range of human emotion. They travel around the globe and from idea to idea,... Read More

Book Review

Girls on the Line

by Mya Alexice

Jennie Liu’s "Girls on the Line" is a gut-wrenching story of sisterhood and perseverance. Early 2000s China, in the throes of family planning policies and massive industrialization, isn’t kind to orphaned girls like Luli and Yun, who... Read More

Book Review

What Momma Left Me

by Mya Alexice

A coming-of-age story inundated with grief, trauma, and uncertainty, Renée Watson’s "What Momma Left Me" is a heartbreaking and intense young adult novel. Thirteen-year-old Serenity finds herself in emotional turmoil as she tries to... Read More

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ceciliadincetate@mysoul.com

by Mya Alexice

Cecilia Cetateanu’s atmospheric, concrete verses are comfortable in their own ambiguity, beats, and style. Cecilia Cetateanu’s rhythmic, dynamic poetry collection is atmospheric and spiritual, delving into broad, metaphysical... Read More

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