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Reviews

 

2024

 

MAY

Hannah Stone reviews Jean Atkin’s High Nowhere and

Anne Caldwell’s Neither Here Nor There.

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Marsha de la O’s Creature.

 

One Poem Reviews

Rhian Elizabeth, Marian Kaplun Shapiro.

 

MARCH

David Mark Williams reviews Hannah Stone’s The Invisible Worm.

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Philip Metre’s Fugitive Refugee.

 

One Poem Reviews

Marion McCready, Kelly Sargent.

 

“A Tribute to Louise Glϋck” by Cathy Porter.

 

FEBRUARY

Hannah Stone reviews Pippa Little’s Time Begins to Hurt.

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Dorothy Wall’s Catalogue of Surprises and Maurice Manning’s Snakedoctor

 

One Poem Review

Melanie Hyo-In Han, My Dear Yeast

 

JANUARY

Diary Marif reviews Patrick Woodcock’s Farhang Book One

Hannah Stone reviews Helen Ivory’s Wunderkammer

David Mark Williams reviews J. R. Solonche’s The Eglantine

 

One Poem Review

Jen Karetnick, Inheritance with a High Error Rate

 

David Fulton reviews Andrew Epstein’s The Cambridge Introduction to American Poetry since 1945

 

2023

 

DECEMBER

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Jaswinder Bolina’s English as a Second Language and Alan  Catlin’s How Will the Heart Endure?

Hannah Stone reviews J.V. Birch’s ice cream ‘n’ tar

 

One Poem Reviews

Katherine Coda, Jonaki Ray, Hannah Stone.

 

NOVEMBER

Hannah Stone reviews Rachael Carney’s Octopus Mind

Alison Morse reviews Charles Rammelkamp’s Transcendence

David Mark Williams reviews Frances Sackett’s, House with the Mansard Roof

 

One Poem Reviews

Lorrain Caputo, Diane Elayne Dees, Kris Falcon, Sarah Leavesley.

 

OCTOBER

David Mark Williams reviews Paul McDonald’s 60 Poems.

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Mike Lala’s The Unreal City and Xiao Yue Shan’s, then telling be the antidote.

 

One Poem Reviews

Alan Bern, Gram Joel Davies, J. D. Isip, Diana Manole.

 

SEPTEMBER

Hannah Stone reviews Nick Allen’s local universes,

and Oz Hardwick’s A Census of Preconceptions.

J. R. Solonche reviews Mary Makofske’s No Angel.

 

One Poem Reviews

Richard Robbins, Kelly Sargent, Ram Krishna Singh.

 

AUGUST

Charles Rammelkamp reviews David Groff’s Live in Suspense, and Bob Hicok’s Water Look Away.

Hannah Stone reviews Sarah Wimbush’s Shelling Peas with my Grandmother in the Gorgiolands.

 

One Poem Reviews

James Brasfield, Gary D. Grossman, Kate Maxwell.

 

JULY

J. R. Solonche reviews David Giannini’s, Already Long Ago

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Matt Mauch’s A Northern Spring

 

One Poem Review

Pauline Rowe/A J Wilkinson

 

JUNE

Robert Cooperman reviews Magdalena Ball’s Bobish

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Baron Wormser’s The History Hotel

 

One Poem Reviews

LindaAnn LoSchiavo, Elizabeth McCarthy

 

MAY

Hannah Stone reviews Jo Clement’s Outlandish

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Claudia Serea’s In Those Years

 

One Poem Reviews

Catherine Esposito Prescott, Etheridge Knight, Caridad Moro-Gronlier

 

APRIL

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Deborah Landau’s Skeletons

Dorothy Wall reviews Stewart Florsheim’s Amusing the Angels

 

One Poem Reviews

Angela Arnold, John Bartlett, Karen Poppy

 

MARCH

David Mark Williams reiviews Jean Atkin’s The Bicycles of Ice and Salt

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Dennis Hinrichsen’s Flesh-plastique

 

One Poem Reviews 

Alex Barr, Alison Stone

 

FEBRUARY

Hannah Stone reviews Clare Shaw’s Towards a General Theory of Love.

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Stephen Massimilla’s Frank Dark.

 

JANUARY

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Will Alexander’s Divine Blue Light.

 

2022

 

DECEMBER

David Mark Williams reviews Jennifer A. McGowan’s,

How to be a Tarot Card (Or a Teenager)

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Kayleb Rae Candrilli’s Water I Won’t Touch

 

One Poem Reviews

Maggie Sawkins, Joolz Sparkes.

 

NOVEMBER

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Kathleen Rooney’s, Where Are the Snows

Hannah Stone reviews Oz Hardwick’s Reports Come In

David Mark Williams reviews Jack Little’s Slow Leaving

 

One Poem Reviews

Claire Booker, Christina Buckton, Don Narkevic, Emily Schulten.

 

SEPTEMBER

David Mark Williams reviews Fiona Sinclair’s Second Wind.

Hannah Stone reviews Hélène Demetriades’ the plumb line.

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Rachel Abramowitz’s The Birthday of the Dead.

 

One Poem Reviews

Ben Banyard, Janet Hatherley.

 

AUGUST

Hannah Stone reviews Nick Allen’s morphine|bone|dream

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Tina Cane’s Year of the Murder Hornet

 

One Poem Reviews

J V Birch, Pratibha Castle, Chella Courington.

 

JULY

Charles Rammelkamp reviews George Bilgere’s Central Air.

David Mark Williams reviews Peter Roberts’ Night Owling.

 

One Poem Reviews

Joanne Durham, Estill Pollock, Susan Tayllor,Melody Wang.

 

JUNE

Hannah Stone reviews Amina Alyal and Oz Hardwick’s The Still and Fleeting Fire.

David Mark Williams reviews Daniel Skyle’s On the other side of the beach, light.

 

One Poem Reviews

Dominic James, Sarah James, Gordon Meade.

 

MAY

David Mark Williams reviews Alison Locke’s Unfurling

Hannah Stone reviews Hannah Lowe’s The Kids

Charles Ramellkamp review Kate Gale’s The Loneliest Girl

 

One Poem Reviews

Stephen Anderson, Linda McAuley Freeman

 

APRIL

Hannah Stone reviews Mark Totterdell’s Mollusc

J. R. Solonche reviews Marilyn L. Taylor’s Outside the Frame

 

One Poem Review

Elaine Sexton, Drive

 

MARCH

David Mark Williams reviews Tom Kelly’s This Small Patch

Charles Rammelkamp reviews NYC From the Inside edited by George Wallace

 

One Poem Reviews

Paul Jones, Miriam Sagan, Alex Vellis

 

FEBRUARY

Grant Tarbard reviews Huw Gwynn-Jones’ The Art of Counting Stars

Charles Rammelkamp reviews The Essential June Jordan

 

One Poem Reviews

Marianne Brems, J. R. Solonche, Sarah Watkinson, Nina Zivancevic.

 

JANUARY

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Laura Kolbe’s Little Pharma

 

One Poem Reviews

Mary Beth Hines, Winter at a Summer House.

 

2021

 

DECEMBER

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Michael Salcman’s Shades and Graces.

Hannah Stone reviews Judith Wilson’s Fleet

 

One Poem Reviews

One Poem Reviews: Clive Donovan, Kenneth Pobo.

Estil Pollock, Mark Totterdell.

 

NOVEMBER

Paul McDonald reviews Eric Falci’s The Value of Poetry

Hannah Stone reviews Ruth Aylett’s Pretty in Pink

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Ross Gay’s Be Holding

 

One Poem Reviews

Kathleen Bainbridge, Julie McClean, Sanjeev Sethi.

 

SEPTEMBER

Hannah Stone reviews Fleur Adcock’s The Mermaid’s Purse

David Mark Williams reviews J. R. Solonche’s Selected Poems 2001-2021

 

One Poem Reviews

Alan Elyshevitz, Mike Farren, John L. Stanizzi

 

AUGUST

Paul McDonald reviews The Dolphin Letters, 1970-1979: Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Their Circle. ed. Saskia Hamilton

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Albert Goldbarth’s The Now

Hannah Stone reviews Sue Butler’s Learning from the Body

 

One Poem Reviews

John Bartlett, Neil Fulwood, Julie Mclean, Sally Naker,

Sonya Smith, Simon Williams.

 

JULY

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Lee Sharkey’s, I Will Not Name It Except to Say

Ric Cheyney reviews Rachel long’s, My Darling from the Lions

Benjamin Francis Cassidy reviews Anna Saunders’ Feverfew

 

One Poem Reviews

Debbie Collins, Annette Volfing, Rodney Wood, Bernadette MacAloon,

Andrea L. Fry.

 

JUNE

David Mark Williams reviews Seán Ó Ríordáin’s, Apathy is Out

Hannah Stone reviews Patrick Wright’s, Full Sight of Her

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Laura Cronk’s, Ghost Hour

 

One Poem Reviews

Claire Booker, Tom Rudd, J. C. M. Hepple,

John Gerard Fagan, Phil Vernon.

 

MAY

Jessica Barksdale reviews Alicia Hoffman’s Animal

Rosemary Badcoe reviews David Callin’s Always

David Mark Williams reviews Charles Rammelkamp’s Catastroika

 

APRIL

David Mark Williams reviews David J. Costello’s Heft

Robert Cooperman reviews Charles Rammelkamp’s Ugler Lee

Hannah Stone reviews Anne Caldwell’s Alice and the North

 

MARCH

Hannah Stone reviews Oz Hardwick’s Wolf Planet

Charles Rammellkamp reviews Peter Ramos’s Lord Baltimore

Hannah Stone reviews Angela Readman’s Cooking with Marilyn

 

FEBRUARY

Jack Little reviews Colin Carberry’s Ghost Homeland

Pippa Little reviews Paul Summers’ the dreamer’s ark,

Hannah Stone reviews Jennifer A McGowan’s Still Lives with Apocalypse

 

2020

 

DECEMBER

Benjamin Francis Cassidy reviews Russell Jones’ Cocoon.

Hannah Stone reviews Nick Allen’s the riding.

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Donald Platt’s One Illuminated Letter of Being.

 

NOVEMBER

Hannah Stone reviews Natalie Scott’s Rare Birds: Voices of Holloway Prison.

Pippa Little reviews Ric Cheyney’s In Praise of Nahum Tate.

David Mark Wiliams reviews Terry Tierney’s The Poet’s Garage.

 

OCTOBER

Hannah Stone reviews Amanda Huggins’ The Collective Nouns for Birds

Benjamin Francis Cassidy reviews Elisabeth Horan’s Bad Mommy Stay Mommy

Charles Rammelkamp reviews Natalie Diaz’s PostColonial Love Poem

 

AUGUST

Hannah Stone reviews Oz Hardwick’s The Lithium Codex

Charles Rammellkamp reviews Jeffrey McDaniel’s

Holiday in the Islands of Grief

Rosemary Badcoe reviews J.R. Solonche’s, The Time of Your Life

 

JULY

Hannah Stone reviews Claire Walker’s Collision

David Mark Williams reviews Oisín Breen’s Flowers All Sorts in Blossom, Figs, Berries and Fruits Forgotten

 

JUNE

Hannah Stone on Matthew Caley’s Trawlerman’s Turquoise

David Mark Williams on The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry

 

MAY

Hannah Stone on Emma Lee’s The Significance of a Dress

and Rachel Burns, a girl in a blue dress

 

APRIL

Hannah Stone on Selima Hill’s I May Be Stupid But I’m Not That Stupid

M. J. Iuppa on J. R. Solonche’s Truɘ Enough.

Fiona Sinclair on Charlotte Ansell’s Deluge

 

MARCH

Karla Huston on Abby Frucht’s Maids.

Charles Rammelkamp on Marianne Boruch’s The Anti-Grief.

 

FEBRUARY

Usha Kishore on Jason Eng Hun Lee’s Beds in the East

David Mark Williams on Patrick Lodge’s Remarkable Occurrences

 

JANUARY

Patricia Carragon on Karen Neuberg’s the elephants are asking

Gopal Lahiri on Sunil Sharma, Intersections- Visual, Verbal

Fiona Sinclair on Nancy Charley’s The Gospel of Trickster

 

 

 

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