Ben Rutherfurd

Ben Rutherfurd received his MFA from the University of Arizona and is currently a doctoral candidate in creative writing at the University of Georgia, where he was awarded a 2018–19 Lamar Dodd School of Art Interdisciplinary Fellowship and now serves as editorial assistant at The Georgia Review. He is also a contributing editor at Green Linden.


on Habitat Threshold by Craig Santos Perez

Habitat Threshold, the new collection of poetry by Craig Santos Perez, opens with his daughter’s birth. Surprisingly, however, this family milestone is decentered by another presence: The doctor presses the plastic probe against my pregnant wife’s belly. Plastic leaches estrogenic and toxic chemicals. Ultrasound waves pulse between plastic, tissue, fluid, and bone until the embryo […]

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