Straight Razor

StraightRandall Mann (MFA, 1997)

Persea Books, 2013
ISBN: 9780892554300

Randall Mann’s third collection showcases the debaucheries and traumas of growing up amid San Francisco’s gay scene. These self-possessed new poems combine the regal and raw, with Mann’s renowned ear for poetic form matched by his unflinching eye for longing, alienation, and vice.