Little Poems, ed. Michael Hennessy Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets Series, reviewed by Amit MajmudarAll anthologies are arbitrary, but some are more arbitrary than others.
On Frank Stanford by Timothy LiuThey say you die three times.
Jared Beloff’s “Who Will Cradle Your Head” reviewed by Linda Mills WoolseyIn A Sand County Almanac (1949), Aldo Leopold writes: “One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds.”
Timothy Liu reviews Ana Božičević’s “New Life”I was strolling through Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan and happened upon a reading at the outdoor Reading Room.
Celeste Lipkes’ “Radium Girl” reviewed by Jane Zwart
review of Radium Girl by Celeste Lipkes. University of Wisconsin Press, 2023. Diane Seuss, in her essay “Restless Herd,” addresses poets. She says, “In writing and ordering your poems, you are forging a self. Housing it in a stall of its own making. You are building a bearable myth.”* As I read (and reread) Celeste Lipkes’s debut, Radium Girl,
Adam Scheffler’s “Heartworm” reviewed by DeWitt HenryAdam Scheffler’s HEARTWORM: POEMS is a brilliant, laconic, and intensely alert second collection of 40 poems
John Moessner’s Harmonia reviewed by Peter VertacnikJohn Moessner’s debut collection of poems published this month by Stephen F. Austin State University Press, is a book suffused with death and grieving.
“This We in the Back of the House” by Jacob Sunderlin reviewed by Jimmie CumbieLet’s make praise: Jacob Sunderlin’s debut, This We In The Back Of The House, is an often bruising and intrepid collection of Indiana-based poems
banana [ ] by Paul Hlava Ceballos reviewed by Jane ZwartIndeed, a person is standing between them: an almost anonymous character, wearing jeans and a white T-shirt, cloaked in a blue tarp that covers their face.
Jody Stewart’s ‘This Momentary World’ reviewed by Timothy Liu
Jody Stewart This Momentary World Nine Mile Books, 2022 ISBN 979-8-9871927-2-6 As a reader and owner of many Selecteds, I’ve pondered how to go about reading them. If the book is arranged chronologically from first book to most recent, what are the options besides
Say Them With Me: Disruptive Lyricism in Jos Charles’ a Year & other poems reviewed by Cassandra WhitakerJos Charles’ third collection, a Year & other poems
Humor and Grace in The Survival Expo by Caki Wilkinson reviewed by Barbara MurphyWe know we are in for a wild ride just looking at the cover of Caki Wilkinson’s daring third book