The Perseids

The Perseids

by Karen Holmberg
     
 

Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, 2000.

The Perseids is a book which insists that visual contemplation of the world is an act of the soul. These poems render the rich biological detail of landscape with passion and exactitude and describe the mind's dazzling revelations during moments of shifting perspective and scale.

Overview


Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, 2000.

The Perseids is a book which insists that visual contemplation of the world is an act of the soul. These poems render the rich biological detail of landscape with passion and exactitude and describe the mind's dazzling revelations during moments of shifting perspective and scale.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574410860
Publisher:
University of North Texas Press
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry Series, #8
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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Sherod Santos
It is a rare pleasure to encounter these days a young poet so thoroughly at home in the natural world.

Meet the Author


Karen Holmberg was born and raised in southeastern Connecticut, on the Long Island Sound. A winner of the 1996 Discovery/Nation Award, and twice winner of an Academy of American Poets Prize, her work has been published in The Paris Review, Slate, and The Nation, among other journals. She holds an M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of California-Irvine. She currently lives in Columbia, Missouri.

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