Hothouse by Karyna McGlynn

Into the Wild

Read Hothouse Online Free - Karyna MyGlynn takes readers on tour through the half-haunted house of the contemporary American psyche with wit, whimsy, and candid confession. Disappointing lovers surface in the bedroom; in the bathroom, "the drained tub ticks with mollusks & lobsters;" revenge fantasies and death lurk in the basement where they rightly belong. With lush imagery and au courant asides, Hothouse surprises and delights.

Karyna McGlynn is the author of I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Kill a Girl and three chapbooks. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and Translation at Oberlin College.



Title : Hothouse
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ISBN : 1941411452
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 80 pages


Reviews


Maggie rated it ★★★☆☆

May 11, 2017

Maybe I'm biased because I was so in love with McGlynn's weirdness in "I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Kill a Girl," but "Hothouse" left me missing the gross lyricism of her previous work. Though perhaps more candid and clever, "Hothouse" seemed all flash, crushing its subtler poems. I do love the...


Stephine rated it ★★★☆☆

October 11, 2017

There are a several really great poems in this collection, and as a whole it's certainly worth the read. If you ever have a chance to see Karyna do a reading, go. The way she gives voice to the poems she reads makes each collection of hers that you pick up that much more engaging.


Michelle rated it ★★★★☆

September 20, 2017

The power is in the storytelling and not necessarily the craft. Accessible for people wary of poetry.


Mary rated it ★★★☆☆

September 22, 2017

I'm always doing this: failing at a task then trying to protect the part I ruined, like something might hatch of my mistake.


Jenni rated it ★★★★☆

July 10, 2017

my first entrance into mcglynn's poetry since I failed at reading I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Kill a Girl before it was due back at the library about two or three different times. her poems are visual and electric, things that I gave myself days to read, like staining my fingers with paint and...





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