"...a wickedly smart sense of humour, edged with the pain of human fallibility...Clever, fun, and deep all at once." - Jennifer Joseph, San Francisco Bay Guardian "Her poems have the complexity and depth of character that you expect from a good novel. She can also use everyday situations to create extraordinary verse.""-Bay Area Reporter
Daphne Gottlieb is a prolific performer and promoter. She is a big favourite in the San Francisco poetry scene and has toured her poetry across the United States. Her previous collection was Pelt (published by Odd Girls Press) and she also writes a column for Metroleum, a popular website.
I strongly recommend reading Daphne Gottlieb's "Why Things Burn." Gottlieb has a way of disturbing you while turning you on at the same time. Read morePublished on March 19, 2009 by Carly-Anne
So few modern poets are able to describe their subject with such force in so conversational a manner. Read morePublished on August 7, 2006 by Sinquanon