A Review of Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions 

Originally posted on The As It Ought to Be Archive:
A Review of Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions by Angie Mazakis In a January 2010 blog post at HTMLGIANT, Elisa Gabbert, with the help of Mike Young*, cataloged popular “moves” in contemporary poetry, and the list, which is singular and far-reaching, is veracious in…

Modernist Style, Contemporary Play, and Ecological Lament: On Betsy Andrews’ The Bottom

Originally posted on The Line Break:
A version of this review (and a better edited version) may appear in a future issue of Redactions: Poetry, Poetics, & Prose. // Betsy Andrews’ The Bottom (42 Miles Press, forthcoming 2014), winner of the 2013 42 Miles Press Poetry Award, opens with the 48-page long poem “The Bottom,” which consists…

A review of The Mimic Sea on THEthe Poetry Blog

Levi Rubeck has posted a review of Erica’s The Mimic Sea over on THEthe Poetry Blog. Here is an excerpt: “The Mimic Sea is primarily constructed of things you think you have seen, shades, echoes, etc. You are left at the pit of the world, a gaping expanse at one side and the whole ofContinue reading “A review of The Mimic Sea on THEthe Poetry Blog”

Allan Peterson’s Fragile Acts reviewed

Stephen Burt reviews Allan Peterson’s Fragile Acts for The Volta. A poet must be smart enough and patient enough—syntax supple enough, terms subtle enough—to make the lines and sentences in the poem reflect all the cross-pressures and refractions by which the object turns into a fleeting mental construction, and that construction into what we rememberContinue reading “Allan Peterson’s Fragile Acts reviewed”

Robert Pfeiffer’s Review of Erica Bernheim’s The Mimic Sea

Robert Pfeiffer reviewed The Mimic Sea on H_NGM_N. “It’s hard to know where to begin with a book like Erica Bernheim’s The Mimic Sea. Why that is, I’m not exactly sure, but perhaps something resembling answers will emerge here. Let’s start at that most simplistic level: is it good? The answer is an unequivocal “yes.”Continue reading “Robert Pfeiffer’s Review of Erica Bernheim’s The Mimic Sea”

Brief Review of Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions

The Midwest Book Review recently reviewed Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions from 42 Miles Press! The review appears in multiple locations, such as The Midwest Book Review’s Small Press Bookwatch (under the category, “The Poetry Shelf”) and Amazon.com. Thank you to The Midwest Book Review for this recognition of Carrie Oeding and 42 MilesContinue reading “Brief Review of Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions”

The Constant Critic: Jordan Davis’s review on Michael Palmer and Dorothy Barresi

In a more recent addition to The Constant Critic, Jordan Davis reviews Michael Palmer’s and Dorothy Barresi’s newer works, while additionally discussing larger issues of what is being done through poetry and how poetry is changing. One particular passage that discusses this is as follows: “There’s a tendency in poetry of the last forty years,Continue reading “The Constant Critic: Jordan Davis’s review on Michael Palmer and Dorothy Barresi”

Christine Garren’s The Difficult Here, review by Ryan Smith

Christine Garren – The Difficult Here. 42 Miles Press, 2011. $12. Reviewed by Ryan Smith. The Difficult Here by Christine Garren My rating: 4 of 5 stars More so than with any poet I’ve yet to read, Christine Garren’s poems always leave me with an impression of what I imagine to be her ‘process’, whichContinue reading “Christine Garren’s The Difficult Here, review by Ryan Smith”