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Published Book Reviews

Spring, 2023. "[To] The Last [Be] Human" by Jorie Graham. Rain Taxi. Print Issue. Vol. 28. No. 1. (#109).

Fall, 2022. "Drive" by Elaine Sexton. The Los Angeles Review.

LA Review online. 

Fall, 2022. "John Keene: New & Selected Poems." Rain Taxi.

Print Issue. Vol. 27. No. 3. (#107).  

Fall, 2021. "Études" by Friederike Mayröcker. Rain Taxi. Online Edition.

Fall, 2021. "SEE/SAW: Looking at Photographs" by Geoff Dyer. Rain Taxi. Vol. 26, No. 3. p. 26. Print.

April, 24, 2021. "Shoreditch" by Miguel Murphy. The Lambda Literary Review.

March 23, 2021. "The Recent East" by Tom Grattan. The Lambda Literary Review. 

Winter, 2020. "Pale Colors in a Tall Field" by Carl Phillips. Rain Taxi. Print Edition. Volume 25. Number 4. 

Fall, 2020. "Daddy Offers a Warm and Tender Exploration of Masculinity." "Daddy" by Michael Montlack. NYQ Books. Lambda Literary.

Summer, 2020. "A Voice of the Warm: The Life of Rod McKuen" by Barry  Alfonso. Online edition. Rain Taxi. 

Summer, 2020. "The Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny." by Daisy Dunn. Print edition. Rain Taxi. Vol. 25, No. 2, (#98). p. 24.

Spring, 2020. "Nervous System." By Rosalie Moffett. Print edition. Rain Taxi. Volume 25, Number 1. p. 40.

Winter, 2020. "Crashing Cathedrals Honors the Brilliance of Edmund White." Crashing Cathedrals: Edmund White By the Book. Edited by Tom Cardamone. Itna Press. Lambda Literary.

Winter, 2020. "13th Balloon" by Mark Bibbins. Copper Canyon PressLambda Literary.

Fall, 2019. "At the Last Minute" by Estha Weiner. Online edition. Rain Taxi.

Summer, 2019. "Walter Holland on Betty Adcock's Rough Fugure." "Walter Holland on Martha Collins's Night Unto Night." "Walter Holland on Jim Harrison's Dead Man's Float." Pleiades: Literature in Context. Volume 39, Issue 2.

Winter, 2019. "On Trinidad's Swinging on a Star." (pp. 191-198). "Deep Well by Dan Bellm." (pp. 208-210). Pleiades: Literature in Context. Volume 39, Issue 1. 

Spring, 2019. "When Brooklyn Was Queer" by Hugh Ryan. Lambda Literary

Winter, 2019. "Not Everything Thrown Starts a Revolution" by Stephen S. Mills. Lambda Literary

Fall, 2018. "We Go Seasonal" by Robert Siek. Lambda Literary.

Summer, 2018. "Tinder Box: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation" by Robert W. Fieseler. Lambda Literary

Summer, 2018. "The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke" by Jeffrey C. Stewart. Lambda Literary.

Spring, 2018. "Seed" by David Eye. Lambda Literary.

Winter, 2018. "Lowly" by Alan Felsenthal. Lambda LiteraryRead here

Winter, 2018. "The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America" By Isaac Butler and Dan Kois.

                       Lambda Literary.     Read here.


Fall 2017. "Sycamore" by Kathy Fagan. Pleiades Book Review. Volume 15, Issue 1.

Fall 2017. "Cold Pastoral" by Rebecca Dunham. Pleiades Book Review. Volume 15, Issue 1.

Fall 2017. "The Heart's Invisible Furies" by John Boyne. Lambda LiteraryRead here.   

Summer 2017. "Adrienne Rich: Collected Poems: 1950-2012" Edited by Pablo Conrad. Pleiades Book Review. Volume 14, Issue 2.

Summer 2017. "Prospect/Refuge" by Elaine Sexton. Pleiades Book Review. Volume 14, Issue 2.

Summer 2017. "Jagged Tune" by Rob Talbert. Pleiades Book Review. Volume 14, Issue 2.

Winter, 2017. "Don't Go Back to Sleep" by Timothy Liu. Pleiades Book Review. Volume 14, Issue 1. 

March 23, 2017. "Breakup/Breakdown" by Charles Jensen. Lambda Literary. Read here.

March 15, 2017. "Who Killed Piet Barol?" by Richard Mason. Lambda Literary. Read here.


January 25, 2017. "DNA Hymn" by Annah Anti-Palindrome. Lambda Literary. Read here.

January 10, 2017. "A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies, and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment" by John Preston. Lambda Literary.     

December 29, 2016. “One of These Things First” by Steven Gaines. Lambda Literary. Read here.


December 13, 2016. “When We Rise: My Life in the Movement” by Cleve Jones. Lambda LiteraryRead here.


November 16, 2016. “Detainee” by Miguel Murphy. Lambda Literary. Read here.


September 28, 2016. “Two Men Rowing Madly Toward Infinity” by William Reichard. Lambda Literary. Read here.


July 27, 2016. “Marlene” by C.W. Gortner. Lambda Literary. Read here.


July 13, 2016. “Are You Here For What I’m Here For?” by Brian Booker. Lambda Literary. Read here.


June 12, 2016. “Cursed Legacy: The Tragic Life of Klaus Mann” by Frederic Spotts. Lambda LiteraryRead here.


April 27, 2016. “True Homosexual Experiences: Boyd McDonald and Straight to Hell” by William E. Jones. Lambda Literary. Read here.


March 10, 2016. “Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir” by Joel Grey. Lambda Literary. Read here.


January 31, 2016. “The Gilded Razor” by Sam Lansky. Lambda Literary. Read here.


January 11, 2016. “Phillip Sparrow Tells All” by Samuel Steward. Lambda Literary. Read here.

November 12, 2015. "Romaine Brooks: A Life" by Cassandra Langer. Lambda Literary. Read here.

2014. "Sympathetic Magic" by Amy Fleury. Pleiades. Volume 34, Number 2.

August 4, 2013. “Companion Grasses” by Brian Teare. Lambda Literary. Read here.


May 26, 2013. “The Right Place to Jump” by Peter Corvino. Lambda Literary. Read here.


January 30, 2013. “Looking for The Gulf Motel” by Richard Blanco. Lambda Literary. Read here.


July 21, 2012. “The Weary World Rejoices” by Steve Fellner. Pleiades. 33.1. pp. 167-170. Read here


July 21, 2012. “Dhaka Dust” by Dilruba Ahmed. Pleiades. 33.1. pp. 149-151. Read here


December 25, 2012. “The Best American Poetry 2012” Edited by Mark Doty: Series Editor David Lehman. Lambda Literary. Read here.


December 6, 2012. “The Founding Wheel” by Blas Falconer. Lambda Literary. Read here.


2012. "Pleasure" by Brian Teare. Pleiades. Volume 32, Number 2.

2012. "Penetralia" by Richard Foerster. Pleiades. Volume 32, Number 2.

2011. "Rough Honey" by Melissa Stein. Pleiades. Volume 31, Number 2.

2011. "The Art of Description:World into Word" by Mark Doty. Pleiades. Volume 31, Number 2. 

2011. "Burn Lake" by Carrie Fountain. Pleiades. Volume 31, Number 1.

2011. "mozart's third brain" by Goran Sonnevi. Pleiades. Volume 31. Number 1.

2009. "The World Underneath" by Richard Tayson. Pleiades. Volume 29, Number 2.


Winter 2008. Book Review. “Bright Young People: The Lost Generation of London’s Jazz Age” by D.J. Taylor. Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide.


Nov.-Dec., 2007. The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide. Book Reviews: “Valentino: A Dream of Desire,” “A Queer History of the Ballet,”  “Song and Dance Men: Chance and Circumstance: Twenty Years with Cage and Cunningham.”


Sept.-Oct.,2007. The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide. Book Review. “Strange Tribe: A Family Memoir” John Hemingway.


Spring, 2006. Lambda Book Report.  Book Review. “Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts & Fragments” by Elizabeth Bishop, Edited by Alice Quinn. 


Spring 2006. Provincetown Magazine.  Book Review. “Dennis Rhodes: Poet of the Town Square.”


Spring 2006. Lambda Book Report. Vol. 14. Issue 1. Book Review. “Part of the Bargain, Scott Hightower.”


Fall, 1999. Book Review. “Briefs.” The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review. Vol.VI. No. 4.

p. 63.   


June, 1999. Lambda Book Report. Vol. 7. No. 10. Book Review. “Breaths in a Mind.” pp. 25-26.


Fall, 1998. The James White Review. Vol. 15. No. 4. Book Review. “From the Devotions.” p. 22.


March, 1998. Lambda Book Report. Vol.6.08. Book Review. “Our Mortal Days.”


March, 1997. Lambda Book Report. Vol. 5.09. Book Review. Felice Picano.  “Caught in the Tide: ‘A House on the Ocean, A House on the Bay.’ ” pp. 11-12.         


Fall, 1996. The James White Review. Issue 50 (vol.13,no.4). Book Reviews. “Plush;” “Visions of Dame Kind;” “The Weigh-In;” “Sweep.” pp. 20-21.


Spring,1996. The James White Review. Vol. 13, No. 2. Book Review. “The Bad Boy Book of Erotic Poetry.”


March/April, 1994. Lambda Book Report. Vol.4. No.9. Prose: “Queerlit Primers.” Book Review. pp.30-31.


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