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Dear Editor: A History of Poetry in Letters
     

Dear Editor: A History of Poetry in Letters

by Joseph Parisi, Stephen Young, Billy Collins
 

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"Amy Newman is one of the most gifted and original poets writing in America today."—Martha Collins

Each prose poem in this extraordinary volume is an impassioned letter to a nameless editor from a poet seeking publication for her collection about chess, sainthood, and the poet's lonely childhood. Taken individually, the poems display a dazzling

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"Amy Newman is one of the most gifted and original poets writing in America today."—Martha Collins

Each prose poem in this extraordinary volume is an impassioned letter to a nameless editor from a poet seeking publication for her collection about chess, sainthood, and the poet's lonely childhood. Taken individually, the poems display a dazzling originality; together, they form an exquisite exploration of memory and longing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393245677
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/31/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Joseph Parisi, editor in chief of Poetry, has been on the magazine's staff for over twenty-five years.
Stephen Young is senior editor of Poetry.
Billy Collins was the Poet Laureate of the United States and the State of New York. He is a Distinguished Professor at Lehman College and a Senior Distinguished Fellow of the Winter Park Institute. A Literary Lion of the New York Public Library and author of many collections of poetry, including Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds and Horoscopes for the Dead, he lives in Westchester, New York.

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