For Suzanne O'Connell's first collection of poetry, A Prayer for Torn Stockings (Garden Oak Press: 2016):". . .authenticity of voice. . .vividness of the imagery. . . breathaking adventure of language."Jack Grapes, The Naked Eye and All the Sad Angels
ALSO for A Prayer for Torn Stockings:
"The poems in this collection show what happens when people don’t behave. These poems dance like that girl on the rooftop. These poems sing."
Alexis Rhone Fancher, Poetry Editor, Cultural Weekly
Not that it’s any of my business but after reading Suzanne O’Oonnell’s What Luck I feel I know her. These delightfully un-kosher poems, show you all her details through the cracks of doors and with language just elevated enough to keep you turning pages and begging for it to never end. These are poems full of a full life…all the sins…all the unmatched curves. Read them out in the open or in secret. Then check on your mother. You’ll want to know she’s okay.
Rick Lupert, Author of God Wrestler