If Emily Dickinson and Ernest Hemingway had a son together, he might have been like Michael Levin. . . .This strong collection is memorable work.”
-- Bonnie Squires

Journalist; Best Women in Pennsylvania Business 2008

Full of wonder. . .It’s a gift to see it all so fresh."

-- Hon. Richard Danzig

Former Secretary of the Navy

There are joys and beauties here . . . ”
-- Judith McCombs
Author:  The Habit of Fire: Poems Selected & New

it is joy. . . that informs the book. . . .chooses life, in all its wondrous forms.”

-- Lucie Prinz
Former editor, The Atlantic

"Contains that  fleeting essence of life that no other art form can capture.” 

-- Cynthia Riggs


"Calm observations showing poetry makes us alive as we can be."

-- Grace Cavalieri
Best Books for May 2014

Washington Independent Review of Books 

A "debut collection [rich in] . . .emotional imagery." 

-- Harvard Magazine, May/June 2014

"Paints lasting images of anonymous doormen and beloved pet dogs, brothers and fathers, the living and the dead." 
-- Pennsylvania Gazette, July / Aug. 2015