Colorado State University Center for Literary Publishing

Poetry

At the Kinnegad Home for the Bewildered

Aug, 08 2019 | no responses

Throughout his new poems, Levine operates as a poetic pantheist, locating vitality in the ordinary and “extraordinary” alike.

Sight Lines

Aug, 06 2019 | no responses

The most important thing about these edits is that the old words are not simply erased or supplanted by new words. The marks keep the original terms in view, even as they significantly qualify them.

Blud

Jul, 25 2019 | no responses

There are so many angles to loss, and as the speaker’s voice bellows in this collection, McKibbens reveals the complexity of pain—even when its face is anger.

Sergei Kuzmich from All Sides

Jul, 24 2019 | no responses

Images are repeated and inverted; sentences flip syntax along with their corresponding sounds. All this builds into a dense brick of repeated words so tightly woven that it appears a singular object.

Bijoux in the Dark

Jul, 23 2019 | no responses

I approach a new book by Yau as I do a new film by my favorite auteur director: I don’t watch the preview, I just crave more evidence of the artist’s mind at work.

Everyone Rides the Bus in a City of Losers

Jul, 22 2019 | no responses

Charting this particular topography of the down-and-out, Freure picks up the flip side of success and examines it through the specific locality of Montreal.

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