Poetry. Laura Tracy Bently's collection of poems LAKE EFFECT is a collection of people and place. "Laura Bentley's eye is drawn to what others often overlook or refuse to examine, the detritus and back rooms and alleways of a fritening and frightened world. Here are portraits of the broken and the maimed; here are narratives of hopelessness and redemption; here are strong lyric engagements with landscape; and here is the solace of geological time. This book charts a pilgrim's journey in language and growing assurance and control. It is a journey already rich with achievemnt and this collection augurs well for Bentley's future path"--Paula Meehan.
|Publisher:||Bottom Dog Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)|
About the Author
Laura Treacy Bentley is a poet, fiction writer, and critic. Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, she has lived most of her life in Huntington, West Virginia with her husband and three children. She has taught the gifted in West Virginia and taught speech, drama, and English in both West Virginia and Kentucky, often as an adjunct professor at Marshall University. In 1994 she received a Fellowship Award for Literature from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts. Though she has published widely, this is her first book of poems.