Staff Picks

View More

September 2017 Newsletter

Click here to view our complete September 2017 newsletter. If you haven't received the newsletter, but you're sure you signed up already, you can try checking your spam or promotions folder. You're also welcome to e-mail us and we'll see what we can do!   Read More

Good Stock Strange Blood by Dawn Lundy Martin

These are poems about wounds at every stage: the breaking open, the scabbing over, the scar. A menacing stranger (“ever-beckoning, black eyed and grinning”) surfaces throughout the book, haunting and seducing the speaker, stitching together the book’s wide range of forms. Invested in multiple mediums,… Read More

Memory Foam by Adam Soldofsky

Gentle, confident poems cascade, unnamed, through a muted urban landscape, eventually diving off of big ideas atop delicate stems. Soldofsky has a knack for condensation, which is, perhaps, one for word-choice: an expansive vocabulary attuned to the microscopic. And a voice I wish to inhabit.… Read More

Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart

Driven by historical, mythic, and psychotic personae, Bidart’s oeuvre—amassed here for the first time—invites us into the mouths of monsters and bids us bend to their songs. The poet's mentors Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop whisper in the tome’s backward-glancing narratives and investigations of desire, but… Read More

Stay in Touch

Sign up to be notified of website updates. We will never share your address, and you can unsubscribe at any time.