The Voice of the Borderlands


Drum Hadley's poems, said Allen Ginsberg, are "like time and death." Gathering forty years of Hadley's work, this extraordinary collection ranges from powerful lyrics to droll Western "haiku".
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Drum Hadley's poems, said Allen Ginsberg, are "like time and death." Gathering forty years of Hadley's work, this extraordinary collection ranges from powerful lyrics to droll Western "haiku".
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781887896832
  • Publisher: Rio Nuevo Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/19/2005
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.36 (h) x 1.12 (d)

Meet the Author

Drum Hadley has lived and worked for forty years along the Mexico-New Mexico-Arizona border, first as a cowboy, then as a rancher. He is the author of three previous books of poetry. He founded the Animas Foundation, which supports sustainable agriculture in harmony with the environment. He is also a founding member of the Malpai Borderlands Group, a community-based ecosystem management project. Hadley lives in the Arizona-New Mexico borderlands. Gary Snyder has published eighteen books in more than twenty different languages. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1969-70 and the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. He is a professor of English at UC Davis, California. Andrew Rush is a printmaker and also works in watercolor and clay. He has illustrated many books, including Voice Crying in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey and The Rule of Two: Observations on Close Relationships by Ann Woodin. He has previously collaborated with Hadley on a series of broadsides. Rush lives in Oracle, Arizona.
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