"As a single thing, this book creates a vivid and unforgettable character who speaks the poems: there is nobody more relentless, spiritually and emotionally, than Stephen Berg: no hiding, no bullshit. Here is exhilarating: the highest art, a great book."—Michael Ryan
"From Joyce to Morrison the great accomplishment of the twentieth century was to establish what a Writer is. Not many are left, but Berg is squarely among them."—Hayden Carruth
"In reading Berg you will be reading the master of the prose poem."—Jorie Graham
Stephen Berg is the founder of The American Poetry Review and the author of important collections of poetry and translations, including Halo, Rimbaud: Versions and Inventions, The Elegy on Hats, and 58 Poems, published by Sheep Meadow.