Matthew Thorburn, Poet - Author of Dear Almost
The Grace of Distance is highlighted in The Santa Barbara Independent's list of books to read for National Poetry Month!
"There is much to recommend this well-crafted collection, but it would be worth owning if only for 'This is What the City Smells Like?' surely one of the great olfactory poems ever written: 'Let us sniff / mozzarepas, disco fries, decades of spilled beer / behind the piano at the Vanguard and the ghost / of cigarette smoke in all the bars you can / no longer smoke in.'”
Here's the full article.