David Woo

David Woo is the author of Divine Fire (Georgia Review Books/ University of Georgia Press, 2021) and The Eclipses (BOA Editions, 2005). His work has appeared in The New YorkerThe Threepenny ReviewThe New RepublicThe Asian American Literary ReviewLiterary Imagination, and other journals and anthologies. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

David Woo


on Blizzard by Henri Cole

If the lyrical mode of the poems in Henri Cole’s Blizzard is something “elegant, libidinous, austere”—as one poem characterizes Cole’s own personality—the great subject to which Cole returns is desire itself, the desire that directs our actions and libidos, that guides all of life, separating those who act and are actionable, the truly alive, from […]

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