Natural Takeover of Small Things delivers what many readers of poetry want: vulnerability and imagination; lyricism and intensity.
—Southwestern American Literature
A marvelous collection.
—North American Review
This collection is distinctive in its ability to utilize crisp imagery, lyric, musicality, and narrative to create a collection that flows smoothly and opens the reader to a new window in the Chicano experience.
—Matthew Shenoda, author of Seasons of Lotus, Seasons of Bone: Poems
A lyrical invocation of the San Joaquin Valley's semi-arid landscape, with a loving and deft portrayal of those who grow up, toil, and die within its vast, flat expanses.
—Diana García, author of When Living Was a Labor Camp