Burt, Stephen. Review of The Ghost of Eden. Times Literary Supplement (July 7, 1995): 14. Praises the stark meditations of the book, though noting the shrillness of some poems. Compares the best favorably with Louise Glück.
Daniel, David. “About Chase Twichell.” Ploughshares 19 (Winter, 1993/1994): 214-217. Daniel includes some biographical material and describes Twichell’s poetics at that stage of her career, emphasizing her commitment to the importance of preserving nature.
Hirshfield, Jane. “Editors’ Shelf.” Ploughshares 25 (Spring, 1999): 195. As part of a series of brief reviews, poet Hirshfield recommends The Snow Watcher for its use of Zen practice blended with American language.
Olsen, William. “Lyric Detachment: Two New Books of Poetry.” Chicago Review 38 (Summer, 1991): 76-89. Olsen reviews Perdido (along with a volume by Jorie Graham) in detail, praising Twichell’s concrete imagery, which creates a sort of journey into a psychic underworld.
Twichell, Chase. “Psychopharmacology and Its Discontents.” In Poets on Prozac: Mental Illness, Treatment, and the Creative Process, edited by Richard M. Berlin. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. Twichell discusses the creative process of the poet in this collection of essays on poets and mental illness.