About Philosophy

Renowned poet, Cynthia Hogue, claims that the poems in The Philosophy of Unclean Things are like “powerful spells…taut [and] smart.” Angie Dell of the Piper Center for Creative Writing has called them “bold, tender, and electric, [claiming that] each one reaches out to the edge of experience, displaying its full, dazzling wingspan, and then builds even more energy as it folds back up and contracts.”