Itís with startling force that Handal builds an architecture for the wanderer.
— Washington Independent Review of Books
Nathalie Handalís poetry defies definition, It's an act of border crossing.
She creates a perfect space of translation. Her work asks us to redefine
the categories that we use to identify people.
— Pergamonmuseum, Berlin
Handal is a brilliant, poetic chronicler of the human condition
and a philosopher of the most lyrical reaches.
— Pleiades
Handal has lived all over the world—her ear for language and ability to see the world
a little differently than most people sets her apart from some of her poet peers.
— The Greyhound
Handal has a confidence and Keatsian virtuosity with language.
— The Museum of the City of New York