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Poet Makuck's Work Collected

PM Cov Pic2 In honor of Peters Makuck's Long Lens: New & Selected Poems, Newsobsersver.com has a wonderful piece about the man and his work:
The publication of a "new and selected" edition of a poet's work is a high-water mark for the writer's career. It allows work from older collections that may have gone out of print to get back into circulation, and in one volume it gives a reader a sense of the writer's themes and subject matter as it evolved over the years. It's also a statement from the publisher that here is a writer whose work has passed the testing of time. In the case of Peter Makuck's "Long Lens: New & Selected Poems," the poet has passed the test with flying colors. This volume collects poems from Makuck's four previous books, the first published in 1982 and puts them alongside new work. Read more: http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/06/27/551833/poet-makucks-work-collected.html#storylink#ixzz0sLlFfYEf

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