By Jason Whitmarsh
Volume thirteen within the Swenson Award sequence, Tomorrow's front room bargains a pleasantly disorienting verbal territory. the gathering is alternately wry and darkish, hopeful and bleak, choked with unforeseen mild and laugh-out-loud incongruities. we commence to work out that the form and the furnishings of Jason Whitmarsh's international replicate our personal (they may well in reality be universal), yet we are contemplating them via thoroughly new phrases of engagement.
Selected via, and with a foreword through, Billy Collins.
The annual Swenson pageant, named for may possibly Swenson, honors her as one in every of America’s so much provocative and important writers. In John Hollander’s phrases, she used to be "one of our few definitely significant poets."
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