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The Gigantic Heart of BIRDS LLC April 2, 2013: When you get a small press that does such gorgeous and professional work, and at the same time doesn’t sacrifice a moment of heart in the process, you get a something like Birds LLC. They’re like the pinnacle of enthusiasm for contemporary young poet's full-length books. And of reinventing self-publishing. What has given me pause lately is [...] by

“To move out of one’s comfort zone is helpful”: Review of Emily Pettit’s Goat in Snow October 3, 2012: Head on over to Open Letters Monthly for this review of Emily Pettit's debut collection Goat in Snow. Joe Betz, reviewer, begins by situating Pettit's collection with the traditions of Surrealism: Surrealist techniques inform Pettit’s writing—especially her desire to make the reader uncomfortable. A main function of surrealist [...] by

“we, as citizens of our own state, will be recognizable strangers”: Video of Emily Pettit’s “How to Recognize a Stranger” August 27, 2012: It's time for Alina Gregorian's weekly Reading Series at HuffPo. This time, Emily Pettit is up with "How to Recognize a Stranger." Gregorian introduces: In this poem by Emily Pettit, mystery is okay and it constantly happens. This state of despair is displayed when Pettit writes: "We cover our faces with our hands / to communicate [...] by