Category Archives: The Local World

The Local World Receives Glowing Reviews

The Local World has been described as raw, unflinching, visually acute, immediate, and beautiful in two recent reviews from The Literary Review and Small Press Review. Thanks to the reviewers and the journals for dedicating so much time and space to … Continue reading

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Win a Free Copy of The Local World

Karen Weyant has chosen The Local World as one of the books she’ll be giving away for the Big Poetry Giveaway 2012, in celebration of National Poetry Month. Visit Karen’s blog, The Scrapper Poet, to sign up and win.

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“Mysticism in the Dark” on Verse Daily

Check out my poem “Mysticism in the Dark” on Verse Daily, which featured the The Local World on December 9, 2011. The poem begins with an adaptation of a passage from Chinua Achebe’s novel Things Fall Apart: As children we … Continue reading

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Poetry Daily Features The Local World

The poem “Curtain” from The Local World appears as today’s feature on Poetry Daily. Originally published in American Poetry Review, “Curtain” has been described by Maggie Anderson as “perhaps the best poem I have ever read about standing by as … Continue reading

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The Local World Now Available

Get it hot off the press! The Local World is now available from The Kent State University Press, Amazon, and a local bookstore near you (if it’s not in stock, make sure to ask them to order it). Check out … Continue reading

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