Praise for Charles Simic:
"Charles Simic's writing comes dancing out on the balls of its feet, colloquially fit as a fiddle, a sparring partner for the world."Seamus Heaney
"Few poets have been as influentialor as inimitableas Charles Simic."
The New York Times Book Review
"It's hard to see how anyone could not like Charles Simic . . . American poetry would be much more boring without that odd hybrid we know as the Simic Poem."The Boston Globe
"Charles Simic has infused American poetry with the freshest and most original style and imagery since e.e. cummings."St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"A master of the surreal."People
CHARLES SIMIC is widely recognized as one of the most important American poets of our time. He is the recipient of many awards and honors, including a PEN International Award for translation, and in 1990 he received the Pulitzer Prize for The World Doesn't End. He lives in New Hampshire.