“Untroubled authority . . . and the talent to make us weep.”—Dan Chiasson, Poetry
“He has written the most important poetic sequences published by an American poet during the last several decades. He is the most interesting American poet writing today, the least predictable and the most challenging.”—David Caplan, Pleiades
Legible Heavens explores what the most intimate forms of experience reveal about our most cosmic concerns. Its four sequences act like compass points to orient a human landscape.
The author of numerous books of poetry, criticism, and essay, H. L. Hix teaches at the University of Wyoming. His Chromatic was a finalist for the National Book Award.