Feast on Chavisa Woods

In A Gathering of Tribes Jim Feast has a perceptive review of Chavisa Woods’s new collection of stories, Things to Do When You’re Goth in the Midwest.

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Chavisa Woods

Feast sees in Woods’s work a tale of those who

have internalized their economic displacement into an imaginative impoverishment, which is fearful and antagonistic to departures from the anemic status quo, whether they involve gender-bending, Goth dress or playing with Troll dolls.