Tag Archives: Tracey Knapp

West Trestle Review: Poetry Review of Tracey Knapp’s Mouth!

5 Jan

Excerpt:

Tracey Knapp’s first book, Mouth, was published by 42 Miles Press in September 2015.  Funny and wise, she gets right down to it.  Every poem will surprise you, and you won’t want the pages to end.  She can ‘turn a cricket into a field mouse’… She’s just that good.”

Read the review here!

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San Francisco Chronicle: Poetry Review of Tracey Knapp’s Mouth!

1 Dec

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Excerpt:

“America loves a debut,” poet Louise Glück once said, introducing a prize-winning young writer before a reading. It’s true: We adore the gala arrival of a new voice, a first book, the heady sense of discovery that accompanies an author’s literary beginnings. But when the debut in question genuinely breaks new ground, readers get more than a Champagne buzz at a launch party. We journey into unmapped creative territory, experience the world clarified by a fresh eye, an unexpected vision.

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Slate Book Review: The 27 Overlooked Books of 2015

1 Dec

Stephen Burt thinks you should check out Tracey Knapp’s “Mouth,” published by 42 Miles Press.

Excerpt:

Parts of Mouth feel like a mix tape from somebody with whom you’ve recently fallen in love; other parts feel like a very good anthology that might be called Casual Poems About Urban Living at, Say, 30. It’s a big book of vivacious poems small enough to memorize or take along in your satchel or purse: It’s also a font of verbal invention, new words that make new, and improve, a troubling Valentine’s Day or a sluggish commute, “a topological menu/ of the inner universe, the Idiot’s Guide/ to What We Are Able to Tolerate.”

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21 Oct

“Look Where That Has Gotten Me”: The Potential Self-Awareness & Honesty of Poetry: Reading Tracey Knapp’s Mouth

21 Oct

Fantastic review of Tracey Knapp’s MOUTH by McKenzie Lynn Tozan
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Source: “Look Where That Has Gotten Me”: The Potential Self-Awareness & Honesty of Poetry: Reading Tracey Knapp’s Mouth

TRACEY KNAPP FEATURED ON POETRY DAILY!

16 Sep

Check it out here: http://poems.com/feature.php?date=16695

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UPCOMING READING @ IU SOUTH BEND!

15 Sep

TRACEY IUSB READING