Karla Huston

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Rift Zone

An important book to consider and savor. [See “Versifying,” LJ 1/20.]

Muddy Matterhorn

In a rich work that embraces life while pushing back on anything that restricts our reach, McHugh again proves herself to be a master poet

PREMIUM

If Men, Then

Palpable and provocative poems that can be appreciated by broad audience.

Carrying Water to the Field: New and Selected Poems

Gorgeous and deeply gratifying work recommended for all heartlands readers and anyone who appreciates the rural life Sutphen describes; with an introduction by former poet laureate Ted Kooser.

Battle Dress

 An important book owing to its alternate view of war and the military.

PREMIUM

No Matter

As when reading John Ashbery, readers here will need to give themselves the words, allow magic to happen, as when walking up the street “was to be rinsed,/ to lean into the current and hear/ its drowned voices, hear the one voice just stating the obvious.”

Nightingale

Lovely, lyrical, bracing work: a must-read.
PREMIUM

Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart

Walker forthrightly addresses our despair while ultimately offering poems of love and hope for all readers. [See Prepub Alert, 4/9/18.]
PREMIUM

Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart

Walker forthrightly addresses our despair while ultimately offering poems of love and hope for all readers. [See Prepub Alert, 4/9/18.]

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