Category Archives: The Local World
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
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.
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
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