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Take Nothing

by Matt Sutherland

The poet and the naturalist view wilderness with a different set of lenses, ’tis true, but each discipline is much improved when informed by the other—as proven by Thoreau. Deborah Pope shifts back and forth as the moment calls for,... Read More

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In Accelerated Silence

by Matt Sutherland

As the poet takes her own sweet hold of space-time, the Higgs field, electron clouds, fusion, and dark matter, she tethers the universe’s greatest mysteries to matters of the heart. A recipient of an Artist Trust Grant and a Centrum... Read More

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The Willies

by Matt Sutherland

“Finally, the poem I will not write.” With such an opener, Adam Falkner dares to let go of his debut collection. Most every image and sentiment to follow feels unburdening, like a rebirth. Falkner’s work has appeared on HBO, NBC,... Read More

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Capable Monsters

by Karen Rigby

Marlin M. Jenkins invigorates a potent mythology with his collection "Capable Monsters", which is grounded in the beloved Pokémon franchise and which uses its lines to navigate a queer, black life. With entries made original by the... Read More

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Daydreaming on a Train to Canada

by Claire Foster

"Daydreaming on a Train to Canada" is a high-concept poetry collection whose mellow, reflective poems capture the once-in-a-lifetime experience of finding a new home at the end of a long journey. R. R. Pravin’s "Daydreaming on a Train... Read More

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The Loss of Innocence

by Peter Dabbene

Anna’s intimate poetry collection "The Loss of Innocence" is full of personal turmoil, reflection, and salvation. The semi-anonymity of the book’s authorship is critical to understanding its blunt and honest poems. They express... Read More

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