The Hartford Advocate recently wrote about Garnet Poems:
“If states were poets, California would be big and craggy like Robinson Jeffers, but who would Connecticut be? A consensus of Nutmeg Staters might say Wallace Stevens, the stolid, conservative insurance executive by day who, in his spare hours, transmogrified into the Emperor of Ice Cream and helped usher modernism into American literature.
But then, consider the evidence presented by editor Dennis Barone in Garnet Poems: An Anthology of Connecticut Poetry since 1776 (Garnet Books/Wesleyan Press)…”
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