1. Zoland Poetry (Volume 1, 2013) “Susan Gevirtz’s Aerodrome Orion & Starry Messenger
  2. “Bright Torture: The Poetics of Motherhood in Rachel McKibbens’ Pink Elephant, Hoa Nguyen’s Hecate Lochia, and Killing Kanoko: Selected Poems of Hiromi Ito,” A. Bradstreet (2013)


  1. Kenyon Review Online (Winter 2012): “Racial Profiling: Three First Books by Latino Poets (Brenda Cardenas, Kristin Naca, Paul Martinez Pompa”
  2. Kenyon Review Online (Summer 2012) “Robert Sullivan’s Cassino: City of Martyrs/Citta Martire


  1. Zoland Poetry (2010 v.2): “David Buuck’s The Shunt”
  2. Zoland Poetry (2010 v.2): “Jen Hofer’s One”
  3. Personal Blog (9/10/11): “Kevin Simmond’s Mad for Meat”
  4. Zoland Poetry (2011 v.2): “Counterpath Press: A Review of Three Books: Beyond the Court Gate: Selected Poems by Nguyen Trai, Incivilities by Barbara Claire Freeman, and The Field is Lethal by Suzanne Doppelt.” 


  1. The Acentos Review: “Monica de la Torre’s Talk Shows”
  2. Jacket 40: “Francisco Aragon’s Glow of our Sweat”
  3. Pleiades 30.2: “Sesshu Foster’s World Ball Notebook”
  4. Rattle Online: “Asher Ghaffar’s Wasps in a Golden Dream Hum a Strange Music
  5. Lantern Review Issue 1: “Sun Yung Shin’s Skirt Full of Black”
  6. Jacket Magazine 40: “John Tritica’s Sound Remains
  7. Jacket Magazine 40: “Reb Livingston’s Your Ten Favorite Words”
  8. The Offending Adam 16: “Christian Peet’s Big American Trip”
  9. Poetry Foundation Blog: “Sage Takehiro’s Honua & Emelihter Kihleng’s My Urohs”
  10. Puerto Del Sol Volume 45, Number 1, 2010: “Cathy Park Hong’s Dance Dance Revolution”
  11. Denver Quarterly Vol 44 No. 2 2010: “Dawn Lundy Martin’s A Gathering of Matter/A Matter of Gathering”
  12. Rhizome: The Belladonna Elders Series 1 (Belladonna* Series, 2008) by Leslie Scalapino & E. Tracy Grinnell
  13. Rain Taxi Spring 2010: “Timothy Green’s American Fractal”
  14. Coldfront Magazine (3/21/10): “Peter Gizzi’s New Depths of Deadpan”


  1. Colorado Review Fall 2009: “Stephanie Young’s Picture Palace”
  2. Cha: An Asian Literary Journal Nov 2009 Issue: “Brandon Shimoda’s Inland Sea”
  3. Rain Taxi Online Fall 2009: “Brandon Shimoda’s The Alps”
  4. Chapbook Review (11/01/09): “Jacinta Galea’i’s Aching For Mango Friends”
  5. Rattle (10/15/09 Online Issue): “Robert Sullivans’ Voice Carried My Family
  6. Poetry Foundation Blog 10/7/09: “Tara Betts’ Arc & Hue”
  7. Acentos Review 9/16/09: “Javier O. Huerta’s Some Clarifications y otros poemas
  8. Rain Taxi Online Summer 2009: “Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond, edited by Ravi Shankar, Tina Chang, and Nathalie Handal.”
  9. Zoland Poetry Volume 2, 2009: “Jose Garcia Villa’s Doveglion: Collected Poems
  10. Pleiades 29.2: “Jenny Boully’s Moveable Types
  11. Jacket Magazine #37: “Tao Lin’s You Are A Little Bit Happier Than I Am
  12. Jacket Magazine #37: “Keith Waldrop’s The Real Subject
  13. Rattle (4/1/09 Online Issue): “Jenny Boully’s [one love affair]*
  14. Galatea Resurrects #12: “Myung Mi Kim’s River Antes
  15. The Poetry Project Newsletter #218 Feb/Mar 2009: “Lila Zemborain’s Mauve Sea Orchids”
  16. The Colorado Review 36.1 Spring 2009: “Tracy K. Smith’s Duende
  17. Rain Taxi Online Winter 2008/9: “Leonard Schwartz’s A Message Back and Other Furors”


  1. Cutbank 4/08: “Ada Limon’s This Big Fake World
  2. Jacket 35: “OCHO 15, edited by Francisco Aragon”
  3. Rattle Online: “Emmy Perez’ Solstice
  4. Rattle Online 4/08: “Sawako Nakayasu’s So We Have Been Given Time Or
  5. Zoland Poetry Volume 2: “Jaime Luis Heunun’s Port Trakl
  6. Boxcar Poetry Review 3/08: “Lee Herrick’s This Many Miles From Desire
  7. Tarpaulin Sky: “Brian Kim Stefans’ What is Said to the Poet Concerning Flowers
  8. Zoland Poetry Volume 1: “On Pura López-Colomé’s Aurora, translated by Jason Stumpf”
  9. Boxcar Poetry Review 1/08: “Ivy Alvarez’s Mortal
  10. Denver Quarterly: “Laura Solarzano’s Lip Wolf, translated by Jen Hofer”
  11. Latinto Poetry Review Issue 1: “Alfred Arteaga’s Frozen Accident
  12. Pleiades: “Sawako Nakayasu’s Nothing Fictional but the Accuracy or Arrangement (she
  13. First Intensity: “Jozuf Bradajo Hadley’s 2 poems and James Thomas Stevens / Caroline Sinavaiana’s Mohawk / Samoa Transmigrations


  1. Zoland Poetry Issue 1: “Padcha Tuntha-obas’s Trespasses
  2. Pebble Lake Review Fall/Winter 2007: “Ada Limón’s Lucky Wreck
  3. How2 v3 Issue 1: “Sawako Nakayasu’s Insect Country (A)
  4. Tarpaulin Sky: “Scott Inguito’s lection
  5. Word for/ Word: “Sawako Nakayasu’s Clutch
  6. Rattle June 2007: “Caroline Sinavaiana-Gabbard’s Alchemies of Distance
  7. Rattle March 2007: “Brenda Cardenas’s From the Tongues of Brick and Stone
  8. Octopus Magazine Issue 9: “Robert Sullivan’s Star Waka
  9. Boog City March 2007: “Padcha Tuntha-obas’s composite.diplomacy
  10. Galatea Resurrects Issue 6: “Oscar Bermeo’s Anywhere Avenue
  11. Galatea Resurrects Isuue 6: “Francisco Aragon’s The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry
  12. Galatea Resurrects Issue 6: “Oliver de la Paz’s Names Above Houses
  13. Galatea Resurrects Issue 5: “Paolo Javier’s the time at the end of this writing & 60 lv bo(e)mbs
  14. Galatea Resurrects Issue 4: “Lidija Dimkovska’s Do Not Awaken Them With Hammers
  15. Galatea Resurrects Issue 4: “Anna Moschovakis’s I Have Not Been Able To Get Through To Everyone
  16. Galatea Resurrects Issue 3: “Cecilia Vicuna’s Unravelling Words and the Weaving of Water
  17. Jacket #34: “Francisco Aragon’s Puerto del Sol
  18. Jacket #31: “Aaron Shurin’s Involuntary Lyrics
  19. Rain Taxi Online Edition Fall 2007 Issue: “Paul Martinez Pompa’s Pepper Spray & Kevin A. Gonzalez’s The Night Tito Trinidad KO’ed Ricardo Mayorga”
  20. Rain Taxi Summer 2007 Issue: “Bruna Mori’s Derive
  21. Rain Taxi Winter 2006/2007 Issue: “Barbara Jane Reyes’s Poeta en San Francisco”
  22. Slope 24: “Dan Tualapapa McMullin’s A Drag Queen Named Pipi and Other Poems”

2 thoughts on “Reviews

  1. Hi Craig,

    Please drop me a line if you might be interested in reviewing my new book of conversations with local writers, many of which you know.


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