Overlooked: A Baker’s Dozen of Noteworthy Collections Left Out of the “Best Poetry Books of 2019” Lists

  Woodlanders, Bob Arnold, Longhouse World’d Too Much, Russell Atkins, Cleveland State University Poetry Center Materia Prima, Amanda…

Microreviews, Volume 14

Hold Sway Sally Ball Barrow Street Press ($16.95) Winner of the AARP Cold Comfort Award for a Line of Poetry: “Oh! not everyone old / is dwindling…

Microreviews, Vol. 12

  Here: Poems for the Planet ed. Elizabeth J. Coleman Copper Canyon ($18.00) I can see the New Yorker cartoon: A sign on a dead planet with the…

Microreviews, Vol. 10

The New Nudity Hadara Bar-Nadav Saturnalia Books ($16.00) Poem as riddle as object as truthiness: “Who holds a pen and lies.”  A poet? * The Milk…

Microreviews, Vol. 9

  Fourth Person Singular Nuar Alsadir Liverpool University Press ($19.95)   “Every group has its emperor.”  Yes, we here in the U.S. know…

Microreviews, Vol. 8

  Misrepresented People: Poetic Responses to Trumps America Maria Isabel Alvarez and Dante Di Stefano New York Quarterly Books ($21.95)  …

Microreviews Vol. 7

Microreviews, Vol. 7   420 Characters Lou Beach Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  ($22.00)   Each prose piece is limited to 420 characters (including…

Microreviews, Vol. 6, by Justice Poeticus

They Knew What They Wanted: Poems and Collages John Ashbery, ed. Mark Polizzotti Rizzoli Electa ($35.00)   Ashbery made poems and collages from…

Microreviews, Vol. 5, by Justice Poeticus

Microreviews, Vol. 5 Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence Ed. Brian Clements, Alexandra Teague, and Dean Rader Beacon…

Microreviews, Vol. 4, by Justice Poeticus

Why God Is a Woman Nin Andrews BOA Editions, $16.00 The Michael Pence Reading Advisory Committee has evaluated this text and recommends the…

Microreviews Vol. 3, by Justice Poeticus

Poet in Spain: Federico Garcia Lorca Translated by Sarah Arvio Knopf, $35.00 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was Lorca, and Lorca was the…

Microreviews Vol. 2, by Justice Poeticus

The Performance of Becoming Human Daniel Borzutsky Brooklyn Arts Press, $18.00 If you tie a thread to a living fly, the fly will not die, though its…

Microreviews Vol. 1, by Justice Poeticus

Benjamin Fondane: Cinepoems and Others Edited by Leonard Schwartz Translated by Mitchell Abidor, Marianne Bailey, E.M. Cioran, Marilyn Hacker, Henry…