Reviews & Other Notes:

Casual Insomniac


Gigantic Sequins 4.1 Review by Robby Auld:

“…In thirty-five pages, Carlise accomplishes, or inspires the reader to accomplish, more than many writers do in entire collections…  Casual Insomniac is brimming and beautiful.  Chuck Carlise is bursting with talent.”  (read the whole review)


January 2012 SPD catalog listing:

“Here are poems of passage – through the time and space of highways, laundromats, and late-night conversations that make us a known history.  Though the past and future get blurry.  memory as a tool leaves more questions than answers: a reflection in the window.”