Category - Evelyn Deshane

Evelyn Deshane Reviews

Magic Words: A Review of Laura Jane Grace’s Tranny

 Reviewed by Evelyn Deshane During an interview with Trevor Noah on The Daily Show, Laura Jane Grace addressed the title of her recent memoir, Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout, released in 2016. Her response to Noah was similar to her response on The Late...

Evelyn Deshane Reviews

Poetry, Repent! A Review of Cat Fitzpatrick’s Glamourpuss

 Reviewed by Evelyn Deshane When I teach poetry to my first-year students, they often don’t know what to say. As a genre, poetry seems to be too old, too stiff and formal, or too cavalier and obscene—depending on what student I poll that day. The only other genre that seems as contentious...