David Woo

David Woo is the author of Divine Fire (Georgia Review Books, UGA Press), selected by Ron Charles of the Washington Post as one of the best poetry books of 2021, and The Eclipses (BOA Editions), winner of the A. Poulin, Jr., Poetry Prize. His poetry and criticism have appeared at the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Books and in The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Threepenny Review, and other journals and anthologies. He is on the board of the National Book Critics Circle.

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 […]

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