"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


Thursday, April 3, 2014

Must Read!

I am grateful and pleased to say that Inside The Splintered Wood was just named a must read by the Massachusetts Center for the Book, which means it's a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Award (poetry). The other finalists are incredible poets and I am humbled to be part of the group. Finalists listed here