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Jessica Goodfellow's is a voice and vision that both coruscates and confounds our expectations, writes Alexander Long, judge for the three candles press first book award, in the foreward. Indeed, the range and scope of her talent impresses both for its maturity and its daring despite this being her first full-length collection. Whether its through a series of meditations o ...more
Paperback, 116 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Three Candles Press
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I've been a fan of Goodfellow's since reading her chapbook, A Pilgrim's Guide to Chaos in the Heartland. If you don't have that book, you really should order it, and by all means, get this one too! Her poems are not only beautiful, they're smart. Reading them, I'm reminded of how poetry is like math: like mathematicians, poets are solving for the unknown. Goodfellow's background is in science and math, and the thing about this collection is that the intelligence behind it is inviting, never excl ...more