“… ‘Household Words’ walks us through the valley of the shadow with grace. … [Stevens] writes about death in everyday language.” — The Baltimore Sun; Reviewer James H. Bready
“… Stevens’ etching, ‘The Widow’s Garden,’ on the cover and the four ink drawings reproduced inside compliment the natural imagery of the poems….” — WordHouse; Reviewer: Kathleen Hellen
“The book has a haunting quality that will linger in the mind and will call for rereadings.” — Josephine Jacobsen–Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress
A book such as “Household Words” rich with poems and prose that face loss unflinchingly and celebrate the power of healing …” — Sarah Hartmann, columnist South Shore Observer.