John McCarthy


Flyover Country: As Mindset & Act of Colonization and Aggression

In Austin Smith’s sophomore collection, Flyover Country, there are bucolic echoes of what made Smith’s first collection, Almanac, so exceptional: abandoned barns, barbed wire fences, and haunted cornfields imbued and personified with the qualities of longing and the desire for redemption. While some of the poems contain that memorable, roughshod, […]