“Sarah Colona's poems are mysterious, accurate, and spontaneous, qualities Elizabeth Bishop held as essential to poetry.
In Colona's poems, clarity and precision counterbalance the uncanny, often off-kilter moments they render: the familiar is radiant with strangeness, the strange surprisingly recognizable. It is a rare delight to read poems so finely made, word by word, line by line. Hibernaculum is a welcome debut!” – Eric Pankey, author of Trace: Poems "Hibernaculum gathers together some of Sarah E. Colona's best poems, each one a testament to what life is--harsh and beautiful, rare and sometimes bittersweet. Drawn from folklore and fairy tales, these moving poems are sharp as a needle and delicate as an old, brittle bone. If you read one poetry collection this year, Hibernaculum should be it.” -- Erzebet YellowBoy, editor of Cabinet des Fées and author of Sleeping Helena “Straddling the realm of ordinary domestic spaces and dark fairytale forests, Sarah Colona’s Hibernaculum harbors lovely things inside intricate spaces and slender lyrics, creating a stunningly beautiful debut, filled with lockets and envelopes, tiny trinkets and winter landscapes.” --Kristy Bowen, author of girl show