Category: Reviews

Field Light by Owen Lewis

Owen Lewis’s Field Light is reviewed in The Berkshire Edge

Joan Embree reviews Owen Lewis’s Field Light in The Berkshire Edge. “Field Light is an exquisitely rendered portrait of the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts, created with Owen Lewis’s inimitable blend of singular poetry and prose.

The Stones of Lifta by Marc Kaminsky

Sue Willis reviews The Stones of Lifta by Marc Kaminsky

The Stones of Lifta by Marc Kaminsky is reviewed on Sue Willis’s Blog site Books for Readers Issue 207: “Marc Kaminsky, the prolific poet, therapist, and student of life review, has a new book of

The Stones of Lifta by Marc Kaminsky

Lightwood Magazine reviews The Stones of Lifta by Marc Kaminsky

Marc Kaminsky’s The Stones of Lifta is reviewed in Lightwood Magazine. “While most books of poetry address our inner lives through image and language, others hold up a mirror to the outside world. Marc Kaminsky’s

Tiny Kites by Lucien Zell

Tiny Kites by Lucien Zell is reviewed in Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene

Lucien Zell’s new book of poems Tiny Kites is reviewed by Aiden Andrew Dun in Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene. I flew home— then I flew from home— having found my home is

Indiana Hill Country Poems by Norbert Krapf

Norbert Krapf’s Indiana Hill Country Poems is reviewed in Indiana Author Awards

Norbert Krapf’s Indiana Hill Country Poems is reviewed by Edward Byrne in Indiana Author Awards. “Norbert Krapf deftly invites readers of his poetry to visit places personally important to him and to meet the people,

Christopher Smart's Cat by Igor Webb

Michael Templeton Reviews Christopher Smart’s Cat by Igor Web

Christopher Smart’s Cat by Igor Webb is not really about Christopher Smart, his cat, or the famous poem addressed to his cat. Christopher Smart’s Cat is a memoir, although I tend to believe that a

True Enough by J.R. Solonche

J.R. Solonche’s book of poems True Enough is reviewed in the U.K. journal The Lake

True Enough by J.R. Solonche is reviewed by M.J. Iuppa: “Words— a pocketful of images; a collection of walks that become unapologetic poems. This is J.R. Solonche’s latest poetry collection: Truɘ Enough. “…Here it is/ … There you

The Blue Canoe of Longing by Margot Farrington

The Blue Canoe of Longing by Margot Farrington is reviewed in New Pages

Margot Farrington’s Blue Canoe of Longing is reviewed by Robert Bensen in New Pages. “We can go to Margot Farrington’s The Blue Canoe of Longing (as Seamus Heaney wrote of poetry at large) ‘to be forwarded within

Asylum Garden - after Van Gogh by Alan Catlin

Michael Templeton Reviews Asylum Garden – after Van Gogh by Alan Catlin

I am loath to use a well-worn literary term to describe a working poet, but Alan Caitlin’s poetry keeps forcing the idea of imagism throughout much of Asylum Garden: after Van Gogh. Perhaps if we

Coal Town Photograph by Pauletta Hansel

Pauletta Hansel’s Coal Town Photograph is Reviewed on Cincinnati Public Radio

Pauletta Hansel’s latest book of poems, Coal Town Photograph is given an audio review by Roberta Schultz on Cincinnati Public Radio WVXU. Pauletta Hansel is also the author of First Person, What I Did There,  Tangle, and Palindrome.