critiquophobia?

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Just stumbled on a review of phobiaphobia, my 2007 Picaro Press chapbook of poems on the theme of anxiety.

The review is by Compulsive Reader‘s Maggie Ball. I need not have worried. It’s very favorable:

There’s something special about a chapbook. Cheap, themed, easily absorbed and focused, it’s kind of a yummy poetry snack that can leave the reader deliciously hungry for a little more (Please, sir…). The phobia is a rich source for poetry, not only because it draws on our universal and deep seated fears and therefore provides a hotbed of imagery and intensity, but also because it can be quite funny. As is always the case with walker’s work, the relationship between horror and humour is handled exceptionally well. MORE…

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