Strangers to Us All
Lawyers and Poetry

Recommended Chapbooks & Collections of Poetry


Christopher Cessac, Eros Among the Americans (Main Street Rag, 2010)


William Keener, Gold Leaf on Granite (Anabiosis Press, 2009)

Michael Blumenthal, And ( BOA Editions, 2009)



Tim Nolan, The Sound of It (New Rivers Press, 2008)

Richard Krech, In Chambers: The Bodhisattva of the Public Defender's Office (sunnysideout, 2008)

T.S. Kerrigan, My Dark People (Central Avenue Press, 2008)

Mike Sutin, Graven Images (Sunstone Press, 2008)

Rebecca Clark, Bending Light (Finishing Line Press, 2008)

Greg Rappleye, Figured Dark (University of Arkansas Press, 2007)

Mark Brodeur, Sisters Katrina & Ria: Poems From the Aftermath (Tate Publishing, 2007)

David Krieger, The Doves Flew High (Artamo Press, 2007)
Stephen B. Wiley, Mockingbird Come Home (Oasis, 2007)


Alice N. Persons, Don't Be a Stranger (Sheltering Pines Press, 2007)

Nancy A. Henry, Our Lady of Let's All Sing (Sheltering Pines Press, 2007)

[Sheltering Pines Press]

Richard Krech, Rumors of Electricity (sunnyoutside, 2006)

Charles Williams, Asparagus Seems Deaf (Harmony House Publishers, 2006)

Evie Shockley, a half-red sea (Carolina Wren Press, 2006)

Paul Homer, Impressions From A Curmudgeon (BookSurge Publishing, 2006)

Michael Blumenthal, Against Romance: Poems (Pleasure Boat Studio, 2005)

(Pleasure Boat Studio, 2005) [Pleasure Boat Studio]

(Penguin, 1988)(Viking, 1987)

[Michael Blumenthal]

Michael Blumenthal, Days We Would Rather Know (Pleasure Boat Press, 2005)(Viking Press, 1984)

Louis Faber, We Are Pleased to Inform You: The Collected Published Poems of Louis Faber (HevFab Publications/Lulu Press, 2005)

Bruce Laxalt, Songs of Mourning and Worship: Poems (Black Rock Press/Rainshadow Editions, 2005)

Rachel Conreni Flynn, Ice, Mouth, Song: A Collection of Poems (Tupelo Press, 2005)

Iris Gomez, When Comets Rained (CustomWords, 2004)

Paul Homer, Neighborhood Legends & Other Poems (Uptown People's Press LLC, 2004)

Lawrence Joseph, Into It (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005)

Lawrence Joseph, Codes, Precepts, Biases, and Taboos: Poems 1973-1993 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005)

Ilya Kaminsky, Dancing in Odessa (Tupelo Press, 2004)

[Tupelo Press]

[ReviewValparaiso Poetry Review] [ReviewJacket 26] [Review—Perihelion] [Review—] [Blue Flower Arts profile]

[Ilya Kaminsky's Home Page]
TS Kerrigan, The Shadow Sonnets and Other Poems (Scienter Press, 2006)
David Krieger, Today is Not a Good Day for War (Capra Press, 2005)

Jeffrey Levine, Rumor of Cortez (Red Hen Press, 2005)

Lee Robinson, Hearsay (Fordham University Press, 2005)

Mike Sutin, Naked Ladies on the Road (Santa Fe: Sunstone Press, 2005)

Warren Woessner, Our Hawk (Toothpaste Press/Coffee House Press, 2005)

Of Continued Interest

Ace Boggess, The Beautiful Girl Whose Wish Was Not FulFilled (highwire press, 2003)
Christopher Cessac, Republic Sublime (Lincoln, Nebraska: Zoo Press, 2003)