Get Serious: New & Selected Poems by Jefferson Carter
Poetry. "Jefferson Carter is my candidate for poet laureate of Tucson."—Tom Volgy, former mayor
"The poems embrace small, familiar words and build to an understated universality."—Arizona Daily Star
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About the Author
Jefferson Carter directs the Writing and Literature Program, and teaches developmental composition and poetry writing at Pima Community College, Downtown Campus. His eight books of poetry include Litter Box (Spork Press, 2004), SENTIMENTAL BLUE (Chax Press, 2007), MY KIND OF ANIMAL (Chax Press, 2010), and GET SERIOUS: NEW & SELECTED POEMS (Chax Press, 2013). He has lived in Tucson, Arizona, since 1954. He has won a Tucson/Pima Arts Council Literary Arts Fellowship, and his poems have appeared in such journals and e-zines as Carolina Quarterly, CrossConnect, 2River View, and Barrow Street. His chapbook Tough Love won the Riverstone Poetry Press Award.