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Nate Pritt's Big Bright Sun, as one of the top 30 poetry books of 2010

Nate Pritt's Big Bright Sun, as one of the top 30 poetry books of 2010

 Coldfront listed one of BlazeVOX [books] author's books, Nate Pritt's Big Bright Sun, as one of the top 30 poetry books of 2010. It came in at #28. Congratulations to Nate!

http://coldfrontmag.com/news/top-30-poetry-books-of-2010-3

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TRACK THIS: A Book of Relationships by Stephen Bett Reviewed

TRACK THIS: A Book of Relationships by Stephen Bett Reviewed

 

TRACK THIS: A Book of Relationships, Stephen Bett

(144pp, BlazeVOX books, Buffalo, New York)

reviewed by James McLaughlin

http://www.stridemagazine.co.uk/Stride%20mag2011/Jan%202011/TRACK%20THIS.htm

"...Voyeuristic in intent and disturbing as too much red meat. this book hits the spot - no pun intended."

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N7ostradamus by Travis Macdonald mentioned in Poets & Writers

N7ostradamus by Travis Macdonald mentioned in Poets & Writers

 

Cover Story

A special section on inspiration—the unpredictable engine of ideas inside every creative writer—including our sixth annual debut poets roundup; plus, the bilingual imagination; why we write; artful author Web sites; and more.

 
Recommended reading for inspiration:

 N7ostradamus            by Travis Macdonald

 Buy it here!!

January/February 2011

Page 41

 


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Daniel Borzutzky article and interview at The Poetry Foundation

Daniel Borzutzky article and interview at The Poetry Foundation

  

Written on the Sky | Chilean poet Raúl Zurita talks about life after Pinochet.

BY DANIEL BORZUTZKY

Read it here at the The Poetry Foundation

 

Check out his book The Ecstasy of Capitulation

 

Read the title poem here

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poem.html?id=239872

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 Greg Bem Reviews Tom Clark’s At the Fair

Greg Bem Reviews Tom Clark’s At the Fair



At the Fair by Tom Clark. 132 pages. BlazeVOX [books], 2010. $16.00.

Tom Clark’s latest book of poetry is a welcome assortment of verse and prose featuring diverse styles, impeccable themes, and moving stories, all told in retrospective, West Coast candor. Through the emulation of a small town world made complete with an intrinsically international mythology rooted to mankind’s relationship with the universe, At the Fair is like a “best of” for a poignant culture. The book makes the attempt to go from microcosmic reliance to macrocosmic necessity and succeeds in forging an alliance between the two, achieving a noble goal to unite timeless queries: foster meaning with language, empathize with undeniable Memory, and bolster with compassion toward life and beauty.
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