Bruce Taylor and the Essential Fruits of Wasteful Curiosity

First appeared in Guerilla Magazine When an accomplished poet tells you that he also builds boats, makes guitars, and catalogues micro-organisms it’s pretty hard not to want to connect the dots. But what if the poet tells you there are no lines to be drawn? … Continue readingBruce Taylor and the Essential Fruits of Wasteful Curiosity

Book Review: Geoffrey Hill’s Collected Critical Writings

First appeared in the Critical Flame Reading Geoffrey Hill’s Collected Critical Writings feels a lot like what it might to step into a graduate seminar in 19th century poetry without having taken the prerequisite courses, or completed the required reading. It will not be immediately … Continue readingBook Review: Geoffrey Hill’s Collected Critical Writings