Poetry. "So focused, so distilled the articulation of these poems--the details of country matters so strangely noticed, the dreams so strongly nourished--that initially we are at a loss (though quite happy to be there) to know what to make of this new diction.... Though spoken out of a solitude and into one, Cantwell's fresh-cut verses achieve a sort of community of perception, 'untethered from familiar darkness,' as the poet says. This new poet says it all. Anew"--Richard Howard.
Author City: MACON, GA USA
Kevin Cantwell is the author of ONE OF THOSE RUSSIAN NOVELS (What Books Press, 2009) and SOMETHING BLACK IN THE GREEN PART OF YOUR EYE (New Issues Poetry & Prose, 2002), and editor at Macon State College of Redbone Chapbooks, which publishes an occasional collection by a Georgia poet who has not yet published a first book. Cantwell's poems have appeared in Antioch Review, Commonweal, Paris Review, and many other journals.