Safe Space takes back its title from the term’s intentional misuse within the neo-liberal/conservative imaginary, but this action can offer a reader only the slightest indication of the nervy energy pulsing within this first full-length collection by Jos Charles. … Continued
Winner, 2014 Sawtooth Poetry Prize. An epistolary based on the author’s experiences as an intersexed (pseudo-hermaphroditic) body addressed to 19th-century French intersexual Herculine Barbin.
Ecstatic and erotic, the poems of Mimer map the personal to the mythological in the author's continuing poetic investigation.