Karla Huston

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Every Day We Get More Illegal

A timely and propulsive work; for all collections.

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

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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.

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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.
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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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