Horror Vacui: Poems Horror Book Review
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Darkbound is an amazing book. Michaelbrent Collings outdid himself with this book. It is not at all what I thought it would be. I took three nights to finish this book because I stayed up way past my bedtime. Darkbound was so suspenseful that I just kept on reading to…
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“These are ambitious, moving poems, deft, panged, and stunning.”-Dean Young
“Existential chilliness, mourning, and dread find a uniquely compelling voice in Thomas Heise’s poetry. . . .”-Alan Williamson
“Horror Vacui offers an often vertiginous account of how death imposes [an] irresistible fact on minds bent on both accommodating and resisting this one inevitable yet impossible truth. . . . And it’s this property of being barely held together that makes Horror Vacui so striking. . . . an extraordinary mood piece.”-Ray McDaniel
In his haunting debut collection Horror Vacui, Thomas Heise explores the fear of empty space, a mysterious and abiding absence that is a pronounced presence in this poet’s lyrical voice.
Thomas Heise holds an MA in Creative Writing from the University of California at Davis and a PhD from New York University. Currently he teaches at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.