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Published Reviews

The Strong Verse reviews
...the work is an excellent and moving feminist epic, standing with Trilogy and Descent as bright additions to the canon. Like any poet of...
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The Tower Journal reviews
Annie Finch’s Among the Goddesses: An Epic Libretto in Seven Dreams delivers a forceful tale of abortion, fraught with classic tension.  Here,...
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Choice reviews
. . . a groundbreaking and important book on poetry and its forms. Most outstanding is how the book is true to its title; it is an exaltation of forms. . . . Most...
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STYLE reviews
The best acknowledgment one can make to The Ghost of Meter is to say that after reading it one literally cannot ever read a free­verse poem again without...
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WomenWriters.net reviews
... the collection serves well as encouragement and inspiration for any poet who reads it. 
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MiPOEesias reviews
At the heart of Annie Finch lies a soul whose groundwork is tilled in the art of quietude, a ’sincerity of the individual self, or soul.’ And it is this foundation...
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Tim Morris, Faculty member at University of Texas at Arlington reviews
Annie Finch has never hesitated to buck a trend. An exacting technical critic in an age when most poetics is vague, a parsable formalist in an age when the...
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CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women reviews
In Calendars, Finch is more shaman than formalist. She is keenly aware of the shape and sound of her poems. Whether in a chant, sonnet, ghazal, or even Billy...
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Hard Listening: The Greatest Rock Band Ever (of Authors) Tells All
The New York Times Book Review reviews
In 1992, a group of authors formed a rock band and made a not-so-glorious noise at a book convention in California. The Rock Bottom Remainders included Dave Barry...
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Old Man River
Publisher's Weekly reviews
"Stunning...With such an expert hand on the tiller, Old Man River is an astonishing journey."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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Library Journal reviews
  “Antihero PI Swann’s sophomore case (after Swann’s Last Song) delivers the goods in the well-paced literary mystery. Salzberg’s soft-boiled touch makes this...
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Months and Seasons & Other Stories
BronzeWord Blog reviews
I’m not an avid fan of short story collections, but I have to say I enjoyed Months and Seasons by Christopher Meeks. The stories are versatile, interesting, keen...
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A Highland Werewolf Wedding
Night Owl Reviews reviews
A Highland Werewolf Wedding is every bit as good as I had anticipated, and I enjoyed every minute of it. It was fun to read. There was lots to keep me interested...
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The Golden Dice
Susan Coventry litblog reviews
Over a year ago, I read Elisabeth Storrs’ first book in the Tales of Ancient Rome series: The Wedding Shroud, reviewed here. It’s a marvelous novel of a young...
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Pop Matters reviews
Tellingly, Sullivan paints with condensed strokes, documenting in succinct sections how the music segued with powerful protest movements to smash disfranchisement...
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The Strong Verse reviews
...the work is an excellent and moving feminist epic, standing with Trilogy and Descent as bright additions to the canon. Like any poet of...
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Tim Morris, Faculty member at University of Texas at Arlington reviews
Annie Finch has never hesitated to buck a trend. An exacting technical critic in an age when most poetics is vague, a parsable formalist in an age when the...
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Writing as a Sacred Path
Good Reads reviews
In this inspiring guide, writing teacher and anthropologist Jepson draws on her worldwide travels and studies of spiritual traditions to present a refreshing...
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Provocaciones, Letters from the Prettiest Girl in Arvin
Tucson Weekly reviews
The "prettiest girl in Arvin," from the title of Rafaela's G. Castro's collection of personal essays, was sometimes called "Pablito" or "muchachito"--little Pablo...
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7 Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh
SPIN reviews
"Rendered with wit, humility, passion, and a razor-sharp perspicacity that recalls Joan Didion in her prime. Seven Tattoos combines the accessibility of fiction...
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