Edited by Ian Brinton and published by Carcanet, this 276 page Reader presents considerable and pertinent commentary to accompany Andrew Crozier’s poems, critical prose and interviews. Attention is given to seminal moments in Crozier’s career, such as his involvement with Charles Olson, Carl Rakosi, George Oppen, J.H. Prynne, John James, Roy Fisher and his editing of The English Intelligencer, Wivenhoe Park Review and the Ferry Press. The contextualization of Andrew Crozier’s poems is long overdue and this book serves to make available a substantial body of work that continues to excite and beguile. Close readings of Crozier’s poetry will greatly benefit from this splendid offering.
An Andrew Crozier Reader