According to a new Publishers Weekly review of The Keys to the Jail, "love lost, love almost lost, landscapes explored (especially those of the mountain West), sex imagined, and sex enjoyed all play their parts in this strongly felt, if sometimes talky, second effort from Kuipers." Noting Kuipers' creative exploration of intensely personal subjects, the review continues: "Her poems about love between women can be her strongest, and her identities complex ... her sense of place serves her sense of how people behave. Fans of Mark Doty, or of Eavan Boland will find a lot here to like, especially once they get past the predictable breakup poems, into the verse about self-discovery, lust pursued or affection found, where the poet exclaims, 'hope is the saddest/ secret of all: Please, be wild for me.'" Click here to read the entire Publishers Weekly review. Visit the BOA Bookstore to pick up your copy of The Keys to the Jail.
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