The Oyez Review, Roosevelt University’s award-winning literary journal, has been in publication for over forty years. Among other readers relevant to issue #42, Donna Vorreyer will read a selection of her poems including "Compline with a Dream of Folded Arms," which is also featured …
Sunday in the Park With Boys
by Jane Mai
Published by Koyama Press
52p, b&w, 7"x10"
Mai's Sunday in the Park With Boys is built on a cranky cuteness that's maybe most akin to Lucy Knisley's autobio strips, while also undermining that visual bouncy-ness with unnameable discomforts. Gnarly centipedes, burst yolks, dirty eyepatches and too much to drink - it's brooding and slippery. -EF