LF in the News

Enfermario included on Entropy’s Best Fiction 2017 list!

The words are wounds and portals, and her narratives somehow puncture into the heart of what it means to be a human among other humans...

Irradiated Cities makes Entropy’s Best of 2017 Non-Fiction List!

Nagai speaks to both the individual and to the unifying social trauma […] The book wobbles brilliantly on the border between the known and unknown...

Gabrielle Civil reviews Antígona González at Rain Taxi

Throughout the text, memory operates as an urgent holding place, a site of both bittersweet nostalgia and urgent personal/political resistance....

Enfermario reviewed at Empty Mirror

Olivares, like Beckett, is working towards a much more radical understanding of identity...

Joyelle McSweeney’s lyric review of Antígona González up at The Bind

That’s the only thing I want now, a body, a grave. That refuge....

Lambda Literary reviews Enfermario

Bodies and parts of bodies have lives beyond our comprehension...

Review of irradiated cities up at PANK

a book that reminds us that the culture of irradiation has only just begun, that irradiation has no truck with certainty...

Excerpts from irradiated cities at SOFTBLOW Poetry Journal

: rivers clogged with bodies : rivers stay still : houses burn :...

irradiated cities and Poets Against Nuclear Tests

Nagai collages lyric fragments and eerie black & white photographs to evoke the unspeakable...

irradiated cities reviewed at decomP

Nuclear power is only one form of deadly power under examination in this book...

irradiated cities receives Publishers Weekly starred review

"Nagai’s descriptions capture something deeper than history books...

Lara Schoorl Reviews Antígona González at LARB

a book, a translation, a body, many bodies, an allegory of bodies and of the past posturing the present...