The Los Angeles Times praises A Wild Surmise

Hector Tobar from the LA Times applauds Eloise Klein Healy’s treatment of the city of Los Angeles, and comments on “what an inspired choice she was” for the first poet laureate of L.A.-

A Wild Surmise¬†shows Healy to be a disciplined, polished poet with a vision that’s unfailingly open and generous. As Healy cares for the people close to her, or mourns them, her emotions take residence in the city’s natural and built environments, landscapes that feel at once exotic and familiar, cruel and welcoming.”