What’s Ekphrasis Good For?: On Camille Guthrie’s “Diamonds”

JULY 26, 2022 LIKE THE NARRATOR of Dante’s Infernothe speaker of Camille Guthrie’s latest book, Diamonds: Poems (Boa Editions, 2021), appears midway through life: “Ah me! I find myself middle-aged divorced lost / In the dark forest of my failures, mortgage & slack breasts.” Unlike that famous journey, however, the narrator of Diamonds is alone: … Read more