"Inside The Splintered Wood is tender and deeply human. Myles Gordon is simply an outstanding poet." - Kathleen Spivack, author of With Robert Lowell And His Circle

"Inside The Splintered Wood is a very funny book. But don't take this poet lightly. He'll be the one telling the "joke of utter humanity" when the place blows up."
- Natasha Saje, author of Bend

"...The debut collection from Myles Gordon is at once brave and ravenous; an embodiment of love starved for itself."
- Brendan Constantine, author of Calamity Joe

"A remarkable sonnet sequence lies at the heart of Myles Gordon's brave collection about family and history and the resulting wounds and recovery. "
- Jennifer Barber, author of Given Away


Sunday, February 23, 2014

Tea In Heliopolis

Hedy Habra, a professor at Western Michigan University, is an accomplished writer  - Flying Carpets (book of short stories), numerous academic articles and a critical study of Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa, and her poetry book Tea In Heliopolis - a poignant and rich book chronicling life, loss and hope of a family forced to flee Lebanon during that country's civil war. My review of Tea In Heliopolis here

Last month, The Jerusalem Report presented a lovely, humbling, flattering review of my book, Inside The Splintered Wood, found here