Priest Turned Therapist Treats Fear of God
Tony Hoagland, Graywolf Press (JUNE) Softcover $16 (88pp), 978-1-55597-807-5
Good poets seem to recognize that what makes them good is what annoys them most about themselves. Damn the constant chatter—enough already!—but yes, admittedly, there’s some workable stuff in there. A masterful sifter, Tony Hoagland has authored five previous collections. A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, he lives in New Mexico.