> Daughterliest Son

 

Swan Scythe Press

Winner, Scythe Press Chapbook Competition

68 pages

editor, Sandra McPherson

MARK DOTY on The Daughterliest Son: “I am daring love to be anything else,” A. Loudermilk writes, “to be on its best behavior wicked, to be heartache / in its prime.” Daring’s exactly the word; these fearless and live-wire poems portray Southern culture—and the prism and prison of gender—with candor, rage, and an eye for telling detail so exact it verges on tenderness. And Loudermilk gives us a world of context; here are Nina Simone, Hubert Selby, Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra drag; evidence, all of them, of the strangeness and fury of love.”

HEATHER MCHUGH: A. Loudermilk’s poetry is “proof of the utter labiality of the American tongue.”

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