The first half of this, Hilary Jacqmin's first collection of poems, is grounded in her own life, and details her upbringing in Northern Ohio through a series of sometimes comic and sometimes serious vignettes. It then moves on to adulthood, and grapples with the difficult realities of the workplace and relationships. In the second half of the book, the focus changes, moving between a variety of locales, times, and personas both real and imagined. Richly detailed, linguistically deft, and employing both formal and free verse ...

Missing Persons 2017, Waywiser Press

ISBN-13: 9781904130871

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