“This is a very fast read, regardless of how one feels about the current administration.”
“this collection is transcendent in its authority and eternal power.”
“Kingsolver grants strong attention to personal memories and historical images. She also engages nature. Everyone will find poems to enjoy.”
“In Sloat’s peculiar genius, in Hotel Almighty, she sets out to prove that there is ‘more than one way to chase away misery’ and she has done it by crafting beautifully rendered po
“Nina Clements has created a family epic with characters who will haunt you for a lifetime. . .
Amit Majmudar, the first poet laureate of Ohio, brings a lot to the table: South Asian heritage, Hindu spirituality, immigration awareness, novel-writing praxis, and physician’s knowledge of radiol
“. . . the poems in Glamourous Life are stories, memorable stories to revisit and reconnect with.”
“Solie's poetry is as refreshing as are the words of lovers who meet for the first time and etch their hearts in the stone of the Caiplie caves.”
“Klink is a vatic poet, a seer not just of the body but of bodies in relationship to one another, bodies in relation to the natural world, to the universe both inner and outer.
Audubon’s Sparrow is a unique book, a biography in poems of John James Audubon’s wife Lucy Bakewell.
"Montale generates a new world of radiant objects and ideas in his long poetry career."
“Sarah Pinder turns the mundane into the poetic sublime.”
“The substance behind Shrapnel Maps is substantial and groundbreaking, and poet Philip Metres has created a compelling work within its covers that will bring a new view to everyone
The poems in A Sinking Ship Is Still a Ship are poetry as ode to the future of hidden, buried things, be they land, soon to be overcome by rising tides and disappeared, or memories of the
“We are all invited to dance through this volume of writings that celebrate still the music and those moments of being alive.”
“Ledger records Hirshfield’s most intimate sentiment as she navigates her surroundings, some of which are so profound that words cannot describe them.”
“Forché has created a compelling collection that teaches us how to harness sentiment within our natural and historical world.”
Thabile Makue’s sophomore collection, ‘mamaseko, explores intergenerational trauma through repetitive forms and turbulent language.
“A Nail the Evening Hangs On is fiery, trauma-stricken, tender, and complicated.
“If Battle Dress is any indication of what’s to come next from Skolfield, readers should expect yet another masterfully rhythmic, morally gut-punching, timeless book of poetry.”
“[the author’s] perceptions remain young and fresh and are as vibrant as any poet’s working today.”
“Mehrotra is a major poet expanding the possibilities of poetry in English.”
“A prolific writer and award-winning actor, John Lithgow has penned a laugh-out-loud picture of American politics at its worst.
“John Sibley Williams’ poetry gives us hope we can, indeed, get out of the way, if only for the moment through the poet’s words and voice, in short, his song.”
“travels beyond faith into politics and the soul.”