"Lorig’s work takes belief. One has to believe it to read it. These poems speak into a world where they expect not to be believed, but speak as if they are believed. This is the magic — and courageousness — of their speech act."
-"Unregulated Glamour," Jacket2, Leora Fridman
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"It is very pleasurable to read something that risks: something: in almost every line. And contrapuntal image. I am honored to write in support of this writing, which seems to pour with violence from the soul." -Bhanu Kapil
"101 years later, Carrie Lorig has usurped [Djuna] Barnes’s title to expose the contemporary repulsive woman: she is a thinker, a feeler, a poet. She is intellectual emotion, relentlessly inquisitive and just plain brutal."
"Personal roots in a public space, outside probing the inside parts, the speakers shore up a lyric in a collision way." -Elisabeth Workman & Michael Sikkema
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"Sturm and Lorig’s “Labor Day” is as much workers’ ode and formal spasm, as the Ted Berrigan/Anne Waldman “Memorial Day” collaboration to which it pays homage is elegiac and ghosted."
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