Ron Koertge has a plan for National Poetry Month!

Date: April 7, 2021

“Poetry leaves room for silence. And poetry makes room for questions that are unanswerable and for them to sit there.” —Richard Blanco April is National Poetry Month — an annual […]

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OPEN THE DARK by Marie Tozier reviewed on!

Date: April 12, 2021

Alaskan Inupiaq poet Marie Tozier’s new collection Open the Dark challenges—but also aligns with—western notions of linear time. Early on, the collection announces a cyclic, wheeling view of time as it unfolds […]

EXTREMELY LIGHTWEIGHT GUNS reviewed by Rebellious Magazine!

Date: April 12, 2021

Nikki Moustaki’s debut collection of poetry captures this divide and dissociation while establishing themes of darkness and light within the difficult narratives of suffering and abuse. These poems juxtapose the […]


Date: April 12, 2021

Khalisa Rae’s Ghost in a Black Girl’s Throat is like a newborn scream that’s been held in for eons. Sharp, strong, unapologetic, beautiful, and angry, the writing in this collection is a […]

Douglas Kearney’s PATTER reviewed by The Georgia Review

Date: March 18, 2021

In a decade of reading and writing about motherhood poetry—including an essay-review in these pages in 2019—I have found no universal truths about motherhood. However, as I’ve worked with poet […]

Tess Taylor’s RIFT ZONE reviewed on West Branch!

Date: February 24, 2021

Like many devoted bibliophiles, I love to visit archives. I sigh contentedly while enacting the familiar rituals of shutting the locker door on all of my belongings except two mechanical […]

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