Bodies Collide, Among Electricity: A Review of Jordaan Mason’s “The Skin Team”

The Skin Team by Jordaan Mason Magic Helicopter Press; 226 p. It’s easy to get lost in the dense web of metaphors and bodies that populate Jordaan Mason’s The Skin Team. Mason documents a taut bond between three young people in a small town, the dynamics of their relationship in constant flux, their bodies aging, their desires shifting. The looming specter of electricity, via the omnipresent Power Company Building that sits as both metaphor and geographic touchstone, also connects Mason’s […]

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