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The Rumpus Loves Teicher's Boundary Breaking

Calling Cradle Book "among the year's most innovative work," Danniel Schoonebeek reviews Craig Morgan Teicher's latest book of poems as both imaginative and unsettling.  Schoonebeek compares Teicher to several other American poets who are "breaking the boundaries of contemporary form to establish new aesthetic frontiers."  He writes that while Cradle Book stems from traditional folklore, Teicher creates his own new form.  "Teicher's is a speaker, who like a god, likes to dictate the terms of his universe, of his story, by speaking them into existence.  In fact, Teicher's speaker is not a speaker at all - he is a storyteller."   Read the full review here The Rumpus.net teicher cover

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