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Pause, Traveler by Erin Couglin Hollowell was recently reviewed by Kris Bigalk from Poetry Northwest, calling it impressive with "elements of story and song, evoked through a uniquely contemporary lens."
Poetry Norhtwest asks the readers to put their trust in the words of Nicelle Davis in their latest review of Becoming Judas.
In a recent review of Ron Koertge's The Ogre's Wife, Neil McCarthy (from his namesake blog, Neil McCarthy Poetry) expresses his jealousy and high regard for Koertge's fantastical poetry collection.
Brendan Constantine's Calamity Joe received high praises for its humor and originality in Neil McCarthy's blog, Neil McCarthy Poetry.
Paula Mendoza recently wrote an analytical and positive review of Jessica Piazza's Interrobang for the Boxcar Poetry Review.
FOCUS magazine's Amy Reiswig takes us into Gary Geddes' new collection of poems, What Does A House Want?, in which she proclaims, "Geddes is able to explore both our humanity and inhumanity through extraordinary acts of imaginative intimacy."
Verionica Reyes's Chopper! Chopper! Poetry from Bordered Lives was called a "genunie treasure" by Vince Gotera in the North American Review.
Eva Saulitis' collection of essays, Leaving Resurrection, was recently reviewed by Randon Billings Noble from the blog, As it Out to Be.
Douglas Kearney's latest poetry collection, Patter, got an early review from blogger and The Rumpus poetry editor, Brian Spears, on his personal blog New in Des Moines.
Glassworks reviewed Ernest Hilbert's latest poetry collection, All of You on the Good Earth, praising its use of perspective and observation to reflect on past and modern humanity.
Jessica Piazza's poetry collection Interrobang recieves an enthusiastic review from literary site The Rumpus.
Pedestal Magazine reviewed Nicelle Davis' Becoming Judas, complimeting the poet on her unique ability to mix topics of religion, love and desire, among others, into one seemless collection.
Kathleen Driskell's poem "Seed" from her collection Seed Across Snow has been featured on the Spokesman Review. Writer Ted Kooser describes the poem's focus on the sweetness of parent-child bonds, as he writes, “Many of us feel a great sense of pride as we watch our children discover the world for the first time. Here, Kathleen Driskell, a Kentucky poet, shows us her own daughter taking that first taste of a late summer watermelon she has grown herself.”
Peter Crimmins examines the evolution of the sonnet in his article for Newsworks, focusing on modern poetry that reimagines this classic poetic form in new and exciting ways.
The Ampersand Review praised Nicelle Davis' poetry collection, Becoming Judas, in a review of her work.
The Bulletin of Overseas Brats praises Steve Basset's memoir Golden Ghetto.
Lisa Barrow from Alibi calls Steve Basset's style in Golden Ghetto: How the Americans & French Fell In & Out of Love During the Cold War "enthusiastic."
Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano, author of Amorcito Maricón names Verónica Reyes's Chopper! Chopper! Poetry From Bordered Lives in his top three favorite LGBT books of 2013.
The December 2013 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine calls the poems in Slice of Moon, "unexpected and sublime."
Brian McGackin from LitReactor calls Ron Koertge's The Ogre's Wife "the book that's going to get you back into poetry."