Maturities (on Questions for Ecclesiastes by Mark Jarman; Dithyrambs by Richard Katrovas; When by Baron Wormser; Clemency by Colette Inez; and Sinking Creek by John Engels)

Sydney Lea has just completed his tenure as Vermont’s poet laureate. His fifth collection of personal essays, What’s the Story? Reflections on a Life Grown Long, is due in November from Green Writers Press; his twelfth collection of poetry, No Doubt the Nameless, will appear in March 2016 from Four Way Books.