Karla Huston

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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.]
PREMIUM

Perennial

The columbine, a perennial, is said to look like an eagle's claw or five doves huddled together. Both are apt definitions fitting this fine debut collection.
PREMIUM

Junk

An ambitious and impressive work, using visceral language, that will appeal to a wide range of readers.

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