Geoffrey Clark's Necessary Deaths brings us back to those simple and gristly realities, the secrets of the physical world, the place of our relationship to our animals, of their mysteries, of their meaning to us and their effect upon us. His writing makes real those connections, and their value.
Geoffrey Clark was born and raised in northern lower Michigan. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and has published fiction and memoir in Mississippi Review, Ploughshares, Witness, Northeast Corridor, Green Hills Literary Lantern, Flying Horse, and elsewhere. He is author of six books, including Schooling the Spirit (1993), Jackdog Summer (1996), and Rabbit Fever (2000). He retired as professor of creative writing at Roger Williams University in 1999. Clark lives in Warren, Rhode Island.