The University of Iowa

Review: Syzygy, Beauty by T. Fleischmann

"Fleischmann crafts a text that subverts these limitations, experimenting with textual representations of gender and sexuality in ways that both challenge and satisfy."

In this Southeast Review article, Christine Martorana reviews Syzygy, Beauty by T. Fleischmann (graduate of the Nonfiction Writng Program at the University of Iowa). With keen attention to the detail of the work, Martorana wrestles with the ambiguity of characters, relationships and personalities inside this complexly woven text. As the reader navigates the love story withing Syzygy, Beauty, they begin to find themselves in the mysterious water of true identity, true description and true love.

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T. Fleischmann earned his MFA at the University of Iowa in nonfiction, and is currently a nonfiction editor at DIAGRAM.