Sarah Kain Gutowski’s talent, her knowledge of language and her ability to weave stories make this collection about the complexity of womanhood, motherhood, and the female artist unique.

Hope Esperanza Snyder,

Poet Laureate of Shepherdstown, WV




Fabulous Beast: Poems

reviewed in Exit 7, Volume 8

Fabulous Beast: Poems was reviewed by Associate Editor and Reviews Editor Amelia Martens in the Spring 2020 issue of Exit 7 . (Martens is also the author of The Spoons in the Grass are There To Dig a Moat (2016), a book of prose poems, selected by Sarabande Books for the 2014 Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature.) Many thanks to Martens and Exit 7 for this thoughtful and generous close reading of the poems in Fabulous Beast.

To read the review in full, click here.

©2020 by Sarah Kain Gutowski

Updated May 2020