'Straight Razor' by Randall Mann

There are ways in which this collection of poems (by turns light and searing) doesn’t necessarily want the reader to get too comfortable…. read more

'Approaching Ice' by Elizabeth Bradfield

Long-term obsession provides the poet a palette, onto which she squeezes oil-based paint, mixes and smudges them with knives, then applies with an array of brushes, flared, flat, round, or mop. For Elizabeth Bradfield, ice, and particularly the ice of Antarctica, is the obsession, and Approaching Ice, Bradfield’s second collection of poetry, demonstrates the power—and… read more