On our radar: 'The Malevolent Volume' by Justin Phillip Reed

[Text of image above: “From Coffee House Press: ‘Subverting celebrated classics

During this time of slowed publication, we at J2 want to highlight some books from our (digital) reviews shelf. Today’s poetry title on our radar: The Malevolent Volume by Justin Phillip Reed (Coffee House Press, 2020). If you’d like to review this title, please let us know: jacket2.org/contact

[Text of image above: “From Coffee House Press: ‘Subverting celebrated classics of poetry and mythology and examining horrors from contemporary film and cultural fact, National Book Award winner Justin Phillip Reed engages darkness as an aesthetic to conjure the revenant animus that lurks beneath the exploited civilities of marginalized people.’”]