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Publisher’s Weekly:  ” . . . steady in purpose, cohesive, and surprising . . . an important work.” (link to full review)

Rob McLennan:  “There is such a lovely lightly touch across Nogues’ lines and phrases, skipping across the surface of reclaimed text while retaining and repurposing an incredible depth.” (link to full review)

Barbara Duffey:  ” . . . artistic, creative, experimental, and politically important—the kind of book people will continue to use to discuss erasure poems and the power of digital media to support poetic innovation.” (link to full review)

The Found Poetry Review:   “One of the major feats of the collection is Nogues’ ability to not only make such powerful work from, sometimes, such austere documents, but also to sequence and create the work with such an eye to using heterogeneous source material…” (link to full review)

Jee Leong Koh at OF ZOOS:  “How to matter while you are not able to shelter anywhere between heaven and earth?…this necessary book…lights up the chronic trauma of surviving amid the dead.” (link to full review)

Antony Huen at Cha: An Asian Literary Journal:  “[Nogues’s] poetry deserves our best attention.” (link to full review)

Maggie Trapp at Gloom Cupboard: “Nogues reminds us that these are stories that have been manipulated, recast, rewritten, partially forgotten, erased. Nogues’s lines do not seek to paper over these hard truths; rather, her poems remind us that subtexts and rereadings create other stories, new narratives….This collection shimmers.” (link to full review)

Rob McLennan’s Blog: 12 or 20 Questions series
Drunken Boat interview by Sally Oliver
Jenna Leigh Evans’s Seven Questions for the Working Writer