Lucky Wreck

Lucky Wreck

by Ada Limón

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The winner of the 2005 Autumn House Press Poetry Prize, selected by Jean Valentine. Ada Limon's first full-length poetry book--startling and funny--Limon is a poet to keep your eye on.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932870084
Publisher: Autumn House Press
Publication date: 01/10/2006
Series: Autumn House Poetry Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

ADA LIMÓN grew up in Glen Ellen and Sonoma, California. A graduate of New York University’s MFA Creative Writing Program, she has received fellowships from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and won the Chicago Literary Award for Poetry. She is the author of three books of poetry, Lucky Wreck (Autumn House Press, 2006), This Big Fake World (Pearl Editions, 2007), and Sharks in the Rivers (Milkweed Editions, 2010). She is currently at work on a novel, a book of essays, and a new collection of poems.

What People are Saying About This

Jimmy Santiago Baca

“Ada’s new book has a smart clip of anger to some of the poems, edgy parameters of disappointment to others, lots of personal relationship narratives, conflicts and emotional realizations; decisions, choices, changes, hopes and sadness, a type of survival poetry searching the world, getting into a deeper knowledge of people, and as the searchlight strobes out from the lighthouse through the fog and mist to lost travelers and explorers, structure changes toward an inventive orthodoxy of the heart’s stormy reign...bravo.”

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