Trapezika: A Review of George Kalogeris’ Guide to Greece - This magisterial "guide" brings us to a Greece of geographical, historical, familial, and spiritual intersections. It's a Greece that one can find only in the heart and in these poems that dwell there too.
On Claire Millikin’s Tartessos and Other Cities - A map alone does not solve our problems, heal our wounds, or save our souls. But it gives us a chance to find our way, and that is the deepest, most humane lesson in this wise, artful, and deeply moving collection of poems.
Introduction to Another World Instead - What does it mean to be a conscientious objector during a war that nearly all one’s fellow citizens favor? What does it mean to take such a stance at the same time that one is getting started as a poet?
The Fire Teaching - Deeply informed by Ms. Kingston’s Buddhist practices and values, The Fifth Book of Peace is a hybrid of memoir, scholarship, and fiction, each of which examines the nature of and possibilities for creating a "beloved community."
Windfall - Seamus Heaney's last book reminds us that no other poet has so profoundly embraced the task of articulating a defense of poetry for our time.