It’s always a pleasure when a reader seems to “get” one’s work, and reviewer Richard Allen Taylor certainly gets The World As Is. See his take on the book at Pedestal Magazine. “A worthy sampler of a distinguished poetic career,” he concludes, which I have to admit is what I was aiming for (though “distinguished” may be a stretch).
Joseph Hutchison, Colorado Poet Laureate 2014-2019, has published 17 books, including a translation of flash fictions by Mexican author Miguel Lupián, and co-edited two anthologies. He lives in the mountains southwest of Denver, Colorado, the city where he was born. He teaches at the University of Denver's University College, where he currently directs three programs: Professional Creative Writing, Arts & Culture Management, and Global Community Engagement.