Foreword Reviews

Books We've Reviewed from Louisiana State University Press

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With the publication of Adcock’s latest book of poems, Texas cowboys will have to make room for another recognizable state figure: the poet. Intervale brings together more... Read More

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With controlled rhythms and a self-reflexive sense of the poet as lyricist, Smith’s eleventh book of poems, Messenger, finds revelation in music. The book’s first section,... Read More

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The Shine Poems

Many of America’s great works of art dive headlong into the river of homegrown folklore for inspiration. Extending what Pete Seeger termed the “folk process,” Forbes... Read More

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Fire or Fire

Setting off on her journey with T.S. Eliot’s quote, “intolerable shirt of flame / Which human power cannot remove,” this author goes, and stays where the heat is hottest.... Read More

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Carolina Ghost Woods

Carolina Ghost Woods, Jordan’s winning manuscript for the prestigious Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets is a walloping, gritty and fearless short collection.... Read More

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Summer Lake

Summer Lake is a wonderful overview of twenty years of Huddle’s writing, from his first book in 1979 to the final new poems. What will delight readers is how this collection... Read More