Update from the Desk of D.A. Lockhart: Exactly What Have I Been Up To?

The view from the office now is of trees in full-leaf and the steady hungry scavenging of grackles on the lawn. This means that we survived the great darkness of winter and the muck of spring. But as you know, summer isn’t exactly the great rest period for small press publishers and poets. That’s theContinue reading “Update from the Desk of D.A. Lockhart: Exactly What Have I Been Up To?”

Epistles from the Land: A Review of Lace & Pyrite: Letters from Two Gardens

  Lace & Pyrite: Letters from Two Gardens by Ross Gay & Aimee Nezhukumatathil Organic Weapon Arts, 2014 ISBN: 978-0-9827106-6-1 I recall while attending Indiana University the sort of city-wide obsession with gardening. My wife and I had relocated to south central Indiana from the great wide open of Montana and its forever wild mindsetContinue reading “Epistles from the Land: A Review of Lace & Pyrite: Letters from Two Gardens”

The Things that Haunt Us: A Review of Brian Kimberling’s Snapper

Snapper by Brian Kimberling Pantheon Books, 2013 ISBN: 978-0307908056 Let’s just start with a couple of biases upfront with this book. My wife is a massive bird nut and maybe, just maybe, I’ve caught a little bit of the warm fuzziness that accompanies this particular love affair. Next, that Snapper finds its foundational sense ofContinue reading “The Things that Haunt Us: A Review of Brian Kimberling’s Snapper”