REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS
Auguries of Experience: The Poetry of Naomi Replansky
by Eric Gudas
Los Angeles Review of Books
"NAOMI REPLANSKY’S POEMS have unsettled, obsessed, and captivated me since I first encountered them, as a 20-year-old college student, at a reading in the West Village. That night Replansky, then in her mid-70s, stood before an audience at Judith’s Room, a now defunct bookstore, and recited from memory — in a voice that bore traces of her childhood “in the dream-tossed Bronx” — poems peopled by exiles, refugees, prisoners, outcasts, the unquiet dead, outlaws, and poets at daggers drawn with the Muse...."
Read the full review from the September 8, 2016 issue.
Arts Lust: Naomi Replansky Gets Her Due — A Powerful NY-LA Poet Is Rediscovered
by Allan Jalon
"Last May, as part of his concluding talk as poet laureate of the United States, Philip Levine praised the “remarkable” power of a little-known poet he read in his youth named Naomi Replansky. He described echoes he heard in her of Blake and Cesar Vallejo, argued she was unique in her era for how well she wielded “the lessons of the best surrealist poets” and called her a 'warrior for justice....'"
Read the full review from the October 15, 2012 issue.
Collected Poems by Naomi ReplanskyReview by Julie R. Enszer
Lambda Literary Review
".... One of the pleasures of Replansky’s Collected Poems is the way it captures a long life of poetry with the many recurrent and disparate attentions of a poet...." - Read the review at Lambda Literary February 18, 2013.
Ordering information for Collected Poems
by Naomi Replansky
Softcover , $17.95
Order at: David Godine Publishing or at your local bookstore or online service.