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“The act of reading these verbal experiments both pleasantly trips us up and trips a thinking switch that illuminates exciting new poetic territory.” -Booklist

"Nadelberg…surfs the sonic currents of contemporary language and stands in the back rush of a period spent observing.”  -John Freeman, Dallas Morning News

“Amanda Nadelberg’s poems . . . are jumping, funny, romantic, and frequently lyrical. She repeats words within a stanza, looping back to what you can later recognize as a theme, but which in the immediate reading is almost pure music.”

-Ken Tucker, Entertainment Weekly

"These poems practically beg us to read them aloud—they have the virtues, not of short stories, but of out-loud, audience-conscious storytelling." -The Believer


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