Wednesday, July 13, 2016


This blog was created to offer a single link through which readers may access all issues of GALATEA RESURRECTS (A POETRY ENGAGEMENT). For even more convenience, each issue's Table of Contents is replicated in prior posts below. To wit:

Issue #26, July 13, 2016:

Issue #25, Dec. 1, 2015:

Issue #24, May 12, 2015:

Issue #23, Dec. 9, 2014:

Issue #22,  June 3, 2014:

Issue #21, Jan. 13, 2014:

Issue #20, May 13, 2013:

Issue #19, Dec. 17, 2012:

Issue #18, May 30, 2012:

Issue #17, Dec. 22, 2011:

Issue #16, April 5, 2011:

Issue #15, Dec. 7, 2010:

Issue #14, May 5, 2010:

Issue #13, Dec. 22, 2009:

Issue #12, May 20, 2009:

Issue #11, December 17, 2008:

Issue #10, July 31, 2008:

Issue #9, March 31, 2008:

Issue #8, November 30, 2007:

Issue #7, August 31, 2007:

Issue #6, May 24, 2007:

Issue #5, February 14, 2007:

Issue #4, November 30, 2006:

Issue #3, August 24, 2006:

Issue #2, May 17, 2006:

Inaugural Issue, March 15, 2006:


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Monica Manolachi reviews Paper Children by Mariana Marin, translated by Adam J. Sorkin

Eileen Tabios engages A Picture of Everyone I Love Passes Through Me with collages by Lynn Behrendt and text mixed by John Bloomberg-Rissman and remixed by Lynn Behrendt

Anne Marie Fowler reviews 67 Mogul Miniatures by Raza Ali Hasan

Patrick James Dunagan reviews Particulars of Place by Richard O. Moore

Jason Morris reviews The Green Ray by Corina Copp

Monica Manolachi reviews Arctic Poems by Vicente Huidobro, translated by Nathan Hoks

Allen Bramhall reviews Green Oil by Jean Donnelly

Monica Manolachi reviews Dark Times Filled with Light: The Selected Work of Juan Gelmantranslated by Hardie St. Martin and edited by Paul Pines

Tom Jenks reviews Parsival by Steve McCaffery

James Sanders reviews Alkali by Craig Dworkin

John Bloomberg-Rissman reviews 100 Chinese Silences by Timothy Yu 

Allen Bramhall reviews AMIRI BARAKA & EDWARD DORN: THE COLLECTED LETTER, edited by Claudia Moreno Pisano

Jon Curley reviews Trafficke by Susan Tichy

Tom Beckett engages four books by Charles Borkhuis: Disappearing ActsAfterimage, Savoir-Fear and Alpha Ruins

Genevieve Kaplan reviews Almost Perfect Forms by Michael Stewart

Neil Leadbeater reviews The Year of the Tree by Katherine Gallagher

Eileen Tabios engages THE UNFOLLOWING by Lyn Hejinian

Jay Besemer reviews Garments Against Women by Anne Boyer

Neil Leadbeater reviews A Hole in the Ocean: A Hamptons’ Apprenticeship by Sandy McIntosh

Anne Marie Fowler reviews Night Songs by Kristina Marie Darling

Allen Bramhall reviews AN ANTHOLOGY OF CONCRETE POETRYedited by Emmett Williams

Jay Besemer reviews Fabulas Feminae by Susan Bee and Johanna Drucker

Eileen Tabios engages Radio Silence by Philip Schaefer and Jeff Whitney

Allen Bramhall reviews Roman Exercises by Donald Wellman

Jon Curley reviews The Cranberry Island Series by Donald Wellman

Neil Leadbeater reviews Reading Apollinaire by Valerie Fox

Chris Mansel reviews Pelican Dreaming: Poems 1959 – 2008 by Mark Young

Monica Manolachi reviews Like the Rains Come by Mercedes Roffétranslated by Janet Greenberg

Dan Raphael reviews Selected Improvisations by Vernon Frazer 

Joel Chace reviews Selected Improvisations by Vernon Frazer

Neil Leadbeater reviews All That Gorgeous Pitiless Song by Rebecca Foust

Alana Siegel engages Heart Thread by Robert Kelly

Chris Mansel reviews Latest Volcano by Tana Jean Welch

Daniel Y. Harris reviews Sapodilla by Michael Rothenberg

Creed Shepard reviews THIS HERE by Jim McCrary

richard lopez reviews THIS HERE by Jim McCrary

Brin Sanford reviews The Robot Scientist’s Daughter by Jeannine Hall Gailey

Eileen Tabios engages Bandicoot habitat by Mark Young

Valerie Morton reviews ONE BLACKBIRD AT A TIME by Wendy Barker

Neil Leadbeater reviews Ohio Railroads by C.S. Giscombe

Genevieve Kaplan reviews from Idylls & Rushes by Susana Gardner

Chris Mansel reviews CADDISH by Susana Gardner 

Monica Manolachi reviews New Poetry from Spain, edited and translated by Marta Lopez-Luaces, Johnny Lorenz & Edwin M. Lamboy

M. Earl Smith reviews i eat cannibals by Gina Abelkop

Neil Leadbeater reviews Border States by Jane Hoogestraat

Allen Bramhall reviews Jack London is Dead: Contemporary Euro-American Poetry of Hawai'i (And Some Stories), edited by Susan M. Schultz

Eileen Tabios engages Saint Pink by Mary Kasimor

Neil Leadbeater reviews Flirt by Noah Blaustein

Monica Manolachi reviews Morse, My Deaf Friend by Miloš Djurdjević

Chris Mansel reviews SWIMMING HOME by Vincent Katz

Jay Besemer reviews Family Resemblance: An Anthology and Exploration of 8 Hybrid Literary Genres, edited by Marcela Sulak and Jacqueline Kolosov

Chris Mansel reviews HOW TO BE ANOTHER by Susan Lewis

Jon Curley reviews War, and After by Joel Chace

Genevieve Kaplan reviews The Greenhouse by Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet

Chris Mansel reviews ORIGINAL SIN by Michael Daley 

Eileen Tabios engages QUATREFOIL by CB Follett

Genevieve Kaplan reviews Part, Part Euphrates by Arpine Konyalian Grenier

Chris Mansel reviews VOICE’S DAUGHTER OF A HEART YET TO BE BORN by Anne Waldman 

Jon Curley reviews Labor by Jill Magi

E.E. Nobbs engages Paper Craft by Catherine Daly

Eileen Tabios Engages The Hand Has Twenty-Seven Bones—: These Hands If Not Gods by Natalie Diaz

Chris Mansel reviews Triple Crown by Jeffrey Cyphers Wright

Monica Manolachi reviews THE GREAT AMERICAN POETRY SHOW, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2edited by Larry Ziman, Madeline Sharples, and Nicky Selditz

jim mccrary presents micro-reviews of 
Works & Days by Bernadette Mayer;
Diary of a K-Drama Villain by Min K Kang; and
Touch the Donkey featuring Mary Kasimor, Billy Mavreas, Sonnet L’abbe, damian lopes, Pet Smit, Katie L Price, a rawlings and Gil McElroy

Eileen Tabios presents mini-review engagements of 
Traces: Poems to Paintings with poems by James Wagner and paintings by Nava Waxman;
Fire Tongue by Zvi A. Sesling; 
SPINE by Carolyn Guinzio;
Collected Poems1957-1982 by Wendell Berry;
THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson;
Stanzas on Oz: Poems 2011-2014 by David M. Katz;
Take Your Hand Outof My Pocket, Shiva by Leonard Gontarek; and
Algaravias: Echo Chamber by Waly Salomao, Trans. by Maryam Monalisa Gharavi

Eileen Tabios presents mini-review engagements of 
DIANOIA by Michael Heller;
Drops of Rain / Drops of Wine by Patrick James Dunagan
100 Chinese Silences by Timothy Yu;
15 Chinese Silences by Timothy Yu; 
The Day Judge Spencer Learned the Power of Metaphor by Cynthia Schwartzberg Edlow; 
Diurnal by Jane Joritz-Nakagawa; and




Neal Leadbeater engages JOINING THE DOTS by Monica Manolachi

YELLOW FIELD presents micro-reviews on publications by Cate Colby, Lynne Dreyer, Cathy Eisenhower, Nava Fader, Hailey Higdon, Megan Kaminski, Devon Moore, bruno neiva and Paul Hawkins, Deborah Poe, Marcelle Sauvageot (translated by Christine Schwartz Hartley & Anna Moschovakis), Jill Tomasetti, Alexandra Van de Kamp and Brad Vogler

Tuesday, December 01, 2015


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Neil Leadbeater reviews My Chocolate Sarcophagus by Claudia Carlson

Monica Manolachi reviews Secret Weapon by Eugen Jebeleanu, Trans. from the Romanian by Matthew Zapruder and Radu Ioanid

Burt Kimmelman reviews The Magnificence of Ruin by Sherry Kearns

Eileen Tabios engages wardolly, CORNSTARCH FIGURINE, CHANTRY, LILYFOIL and The Milk Bees, all by Elizabeth Treadwell

John Bloomberg-Rissman reviews The Victory of sex & Metal by Barbara Mor

Sandy McIntosh reviews A Momentary Glory: Last Poems by Harvey Shapiro and Living Is What I Wanted: Last Poems by David Ignatow

Neil Leadbeater reviews In The Weaver’s Valley and Fragile Replacementsboth by William Allegrezza

Eileen Tabios engages The Gospel According to Judas by Keith Holyoak

Monica Manolachi reviews Ten Songs from Bulgaria by Linda Nemec Foster

Judith Roitman reviews The Book of the Green Man by Ronald Johnson

Neil Leadbeater reviews Jargon by Brian Clements

Eileen Tabios engages SHIELDS & SHARDS & STITCHES & SONGS by Dan Beachy-Quick

Jeff Harrison engages Collected French Translations: Prose by John Ashbery  

Neil Leadbeater reviews Orange Roses by Lucy Ives

Tamas Panitz reviews The Red Dress by Billie Chernicoff

Monica Manolachi reviews Look Back, Look Ahead by Srečko Kosovel, Trans. from the Slovene by Ana Jeinikar and Barbara Siegel Carlson

Genevieve Kaplan reviews Fiddle is Flood by Lauren Gordon; a gunless tea by Marco Giovenale; The Goddess can be Recognized by her Step by Sarah Mangold; Tracks by Logan Ryan Smith

Eileen Tabios engages Come In Alone by Anselm Berrigan

Allen Strous reviews A Good Wall by Katie Hartsock, George Bishop, Linda Tomol Pennisi, and Jennifer Kearns

Neil Leadbeater reviews Sentences and Rain by Elaine Equi

Eileen Tabios engages I Live in a Hut by S.E. Smith

Colin Lee Marshall reviews Petrarch Collected Atkins by Tim Atkins

James Yeary reviews Alien Abduction by Lewis Warsh

Eileen Tabios engages Decency by Marcela Sulak

Michael Boughn reviews KA 21st Century Canzoniere by I Goldfarb

Allen Bramhall reviews Hybrid Moments by Jon Curley

Eileen Tabios engages There Are Words by Burt Kimmelman

Neil Leadbeater reviews Broken World and Testify, both by Joseph Lease

richard lopez Reviews All Hat, No Cattle by lars palm

Eileen Tabios engages A Field Guide to Lost Things by Peter Jaeger

Cem Coker reviews Way Too West by Julien Poirier

Eileen Tabios engages ORIGAMI HEART by Andrea Bates (in Sightline, a book of four poetry chaps)

Karolina Zapal engages ] Exclosures [ by Emily Abendroth

Eileen Tabios engages ACTUALITIES by Norma Cole and Marina Adams

Michael Boughn reviews I Once Met by Kent Johnson

Eileen Tabios engages FLUTES AND TOMATOES: A MEMOIR WITH POEMS and The Color Symphonies, both by Wade Stevenson

Eileen Tabios engages Others Will Enter the Gates: Immigrant Poets on Poetry, Influences, and Writing in America, Edited by Abayomi Animashaun with Introduction by Kazim Ali

Valerie Morton reviews The Invisible Girl by E.E. Nobbs

Eileen Tabios engages Orphan Machines by Carrie Hunter

Judith Roitman reviews The Pyrrhiad by Nico Peck

Eileen Tabios engages Fruits and Flowers and Animals and Seas and Lands Do Open by Michael Leong

Neil Leadbeater reviews HOTUS POTUS by Mark Young

Eileen Tabios engages
 KRAZY: Visual Poems and Performance Scripts by Jane Augustine

Edric Mesmer engages The True Keeps Calm Biding Its Story and After Urgency, both by Rusty Morrison

Eileen Tabios engages SMILES OF THE UNSTOPPABLE by Jason Bredle

Monica Manolachi reviews He Looked Beyond My Faults and Saw My Needs by Leonard Gontarek

Colin Lee Marshall reviews Lower Parallel by Amy De’Ath

Eileen Tabios engages MORNING RITUAL by Lisa Rogal

richard lopez reviews 66 galaxie by m loncar

Kyle Henrichs reviews cessation covers by Steve Halle

Eileen Tabios engages LEAVING LEAVING BEHIND BEHIND by Inger Wold Lund

Joshua Hussey reviews Velleity’s Shade with poems by Star Black and paintings by Bill Knott

Eileen Tabios engages PASSION by Larry Kearney

Karolina Zapal engages BEAST FEAST by Cody-Rose Clevidence

Eileen Tabios engages COMPOS(T) MENTIS by Aaron Apps

Genevieve Kaplan reviews Alluvium by Erin M. Bertram

Eileen Tabios engages Bad Baby by Abigail Welhouse

Alan Fyfe reviews Ashes and Seeds by Michelle Greenblatt

Eileen Tabios engages MEMOS and
 Double-Edged, both by Susan Terris

Allen Bramhall reviews DAYS POEM (VOLS. 1 & 2) by Allen Bramhall




Monica Manolachi interviewed by Neal Leadbeater

Julia Wieting reviews Fast Talking PI by Salina Tusitala Marsh

Krystal Languell reviews Chinoiserie by Karen Rigby

Kasey Elizabeth Johnson reviews The Tulip-Flame by Chloe Honum

Annick MacAskill reviews For Your Safety Please Hold On by Kayla Czaga

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