Permission
Posted on: July 25th, 2013

Permission

(New Issues Poetry and Prose) “The sparks fly from the grating of revel on rue, discovery on disavowal, decisiveness on doubtfulness, capacity on inadequacy. These terms of restless struggle become familiar early in Permission…But hovering over the fray is a single, unmistakable, and immovable stipulation – a person reserves the right to strange reverie…” –Ron [...]

 

The Accounts
Posted on: July 25th, 2013

The Accounts

(University of Chicago / Phoenix Poets) “In her astonishing third book, The Accounts, Katie Peterson explores with tremendous lyric precision and emotional power not merely the heartbreak of personal tragedy but also the desire to make a beleaguered world new against the pressure of loss. Ovid’s spirit of metamorphosis haunts these poems…” – Rilke Prize [...]

 

This One Tree
Posted on: July 25th, 2013

This One Tree

(New Issues Poetry and Prose) “In This One Tree, I find what might very well be the salvation of our distracted, disbanded American soul: an imperative, unempirical Gaze. Peterson commends and then commands Vision in her every word, beginning with her first ones—‘Be on the lookout.’ And what I find most wonderful of all is [...]