Caleb Curtiss is a poet among poets and in this beautiful and assured collection, he makes himself heard and how.
— ROXANE GAY
from "A Bloomery" [Fugue 51]

from "A Bloomery" [Fugue 51]

Powerful insights are rooted throughout, often bolstered by Curtiss’s technical skill.
— RAIN TAXI REVIEW
Here is the lyric and evocative testimony of a powerful consciousness at the beginning of a remarkable career.
— RENEE ASHLEY
If Linnaeus had the imaginative alchemy necessary to string earthly biology to the chimerical afterlife, Systema Naturae would have read more like Curtiss’ revelatory, faithful, and ‘very strange ontology.’
— MATTHEW GAVIN FRANK
The elegies in Caleb Curtiss’s first chapbook, A Taxonomy of the Space Between Us, contrast the painful reality of death with the plaintive unreality of those who have died.
— DIAGRAM