Kim Gek Lin Short

Open Letter to Kim Gek Lin Short, from Marthe Reed, at Horse Less Press

At Horse Less Press, Marthe Reed writes an open letter to Tarpaulin Sky Press author Kim Gek Lin Short, whom Reed has never met. It is a “A bridging of gaps, absence, desire: Dear Kim. ‘Dear Kim. Your language sticks to me, adheres in transparent sheets, paper-in-the-rain, soaking through my skin.’ Dear reader, dear writer. What do you hear? Were you always there, listening through the wall, or the page? What would you say?”

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Kim Gek Lin Short's China Cowboy reviewed at Fact-Simile

Kim Gek Lin Short’s latest is reviewed by Travis Macdonald at Fact-Simile, who calls China Cowboy “a darkly surreal adventure…that leaves one’s nerves exposed and moral fortitude shaken…. A successfully executed experiment in prosody that simultaneously braids and frays narrative timelines and expectations, bringing the reader to the brink of every sensory extreme and back again.”

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Bookslut interviews Kim Gek Lin Short

At BookSlut, Elizabeth Hildreth interviews TSky Press author Kim Gek Lin Short (China Cowboy (2012) and The Bugging Watch and Other Exhibits (2010)) discussing “among other things” the “David Bowie Method, poems who wear cheap prose wigs, establishing a sort of cahoots with the villain, hallucinating Clint Eastwood (musical accompaniment and all), chafing against the words ‘strange’ and ‘experimental,’ and being considered the 2010 poetry It Girl.”

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Kim Gek Lin Short’s The Bugging Watch and Other Exhibits and Run reviewed at Sink Review

At Sink Review, Dan Magers provides a rather brilliant review of Kim Gek Lin Short’s *The Bugging Watch and Other Exhibits*, from Tarpaulin Sky Press, as well as Kim’s chapbook *Run*, which is not only a wicked read (we’ll be publishing the full-length version, *China Cowboy*, next year) but is also gorgeously produced by those handbound-book gods, Rope-a-Dope press.

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