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Apr 182014
 
Fuse Poetry Review: "Book of Hours" -- From Mourning to Celebration

Kevin Young’s poetic line is generally on the concise side, generating a pithy, earthy, evocative quality that hovers somewhere between the haiku-like jazziness of Robert Creeley and the delta blues of Son House or Skip James.

Apr 202013
 
Fuse Book Review: "The Virtues of Poetry" — Fascinating But Frustrating

James Longenbach’s ear for the nuances of diction, tone, stress, and the material aspects of poetry is so good, and his grasp of context and biography so assured, one wonders why the essays so often tie themselves into semantic and logical knots.