Letter from Limbo
by Jeanne Marie Beaumont • from Letters from Limbo • CavanKerry Press
Jeanne Marie Beaumont
Jeanne Marie Beaumont is the author of three previous collections of poetry: Burning of the Three Fires, Curious Conduct, and Placebo Effects, a winner in the National Poetry Series.
Letters from Limbo
"Beaumont has created a universe all her own whose speaking is a unique idiom—timeless and moving and unerringly memorable." (Peter Cooley)
Judge: Ilya Kaminsky
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"The Poem that Foretold Modernism"
Elaine Scarry's Naming Thy Name: Cross Talk in Shakespeare's Sonnets reviewed by Matthew Harrison.
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Paul Muldoon's Selected Poems, 1968–2014 reviewed by Christopher Spaide.
Recent collections by Marisa Cappetta, Simone Kaho, Katherine Mansfield, and Adrienne Jansen surveyed by Siobhan Harvey.
Life in Suspension / La Vie Suspendue, by Hélène Cardona, reviewed by J. C. Hallman.
"Native poet speaks the language of Standing Rock"
My Lost Poets: A Life in Poetry, by Philip Levine, reviewed by Gillie Collins. MORE