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Publishers Weekly on Revising the Storm

Geffrey Davis  (smaller) - color According to Publishers Weekly, Geffrey Davis' debut collection Revising the Storm is "an account of selfhood, origin, and meaning in the face of an absent father and broken relationships." His collection, stocked full of memories, is a search for meaning and repair. "Throughout its three sections, the engine powering the collection runs on retrospection and introspection, and a fierce questioner, challenging the accuracy of the observations, is always at the wheel." Writing about such topics as childhood, a drug-addicted father, familial love, and self reflection, Davis speaks on a personal level. "Acutely aware of myriad meanings to each assertion and of the many versions of each story, these poems are strongest where they push through poetic narrative about personal experience to create poetry where storytelling itself is subverted ... Continuously challenging himself to '[t]ell it right this time,' Davis displays an elegant tenacity that begs to be unleashed on subjects beyond personal history." Click here to read the entire Publishers Weekly review. To purchase a copy of Revising the Storm, visit the BOA Bookstore. To celebrate National Poetry Month, BOA is offering FREE SHIPPING on any order through April 30! Enter promo code BOAPOETRY in the discount box at checkout to save.

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