Category: The Art of the Review

Sticks & Stones: The Fourth Year

Here’s to another year of celebrating poetry! Each book I reviewed in 2021 was a tremendous gift. As we endured a second pandemic year, poets wrote about navigating an unquiet and often frightening world, about Nature, humanity, and relationships, about heredity, abuse, and the rewards of long love.  […]

The Exploratory Review

I’ve come to realize something about the reviewing process. Every book I review is unique, and therefore, dictates the type of review it receives. I call this style of reviewing The Exploratory Review, which combines elements of narrative, description, and exposition. In the exploratory review, the book leads […]

Reviews, Reviews, Reviews!

I’m re-launching my online presence, which includes this updated WordPress website, regular blog posts, and an enhanced, twice-monthly newsletter. The newsletter is the result of a brainstorm I had during one of my nine-hour drives between Oregon and California this fall: poetry books need more reviews! I used […]

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Fun, unusual and forgotten designations on our calendar.

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Thoughts on writing and reading

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Reading in Bed

Reading the classics, CanLit, and everything else. In bed.

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Laura M Kaminski's poetry practice and links

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A Poetry & Literature Blog