An excerpt from Jeremy Behreandt’s review:
;;;; A central tenet of [[there.]]: that art’s primary function is defamiliarization. In a habitual attitude, we too-swiftly and unquestioningly process experience. The travel-reading-writing-play Olsen champions is thus one set against the culture of comfortable forgetting, an art which deepens curiosity so as to open the way to wonder. Quote: “Maybe [[ ]] for what must be removed from the chronic to be experienced.” Thoroughly cosmopolitan rather than agrarian, Olsen is a poet against—or across—place.
Read the rest of the review HERE.