Poetry. Hard-hitting anthology of political poems edited by Mark Pawlak. Contributors include Jack Agueros, Sherman Alexie, Donna Brook, Hayan Charara, Jayne Cortez, Mart¡n Espada, Ed Friedman, Joanna Fuhrman, Kimiko Hahn, Joy Harjo, Robert Hershon, Anselm Hollo, Hettie Jones, Dick Lourie, Ken Mikolowski, Harryette Mullen, D. Nurkse, Ron Overton, Maureen Owen, Mark Pawlak, Adrienne Rich, Ron Schreiber, Harvey Shapiro, M. L. Smoker, Quincy Troupe, Janine Pommy Vega, Chuck Wachtel and Bill Zavatsky. "We have always depended on the work of poets to speak more beautifully, more powerfully than anyone else, on behalf of peace and justice. PRESENT/TENSE is a wonderful collection of poetry that fulfills that promise. In its pages we find poets who move us profoundly and lift our spirits"--Howard Zinn.
|Publisher:||Hanging Loose Press|
|Product dimensions:||60.00(w) x 87.50(h) x 5.00(d)|
About the Author
This is Mark Pawlak's fifth poetry collection, the other most recent titles being Special Handling: Newspaper Poems New and Selected and All the News. His poetry and prose have appeared in The Best American Poetry 2006 (Billy Collins, ed.), New American Writing, Off the Coast, Pemmican, and The Saint Ann's Review, among other places. In addition, he is editor of four anthologies, most recently, Present/Tense: Poets in the World, a collection of contemporary American political poetry, featuring work from some of the country's best-known writers. Pawlak is Director of Academic Support Programs as the University of Massachusetts Boston, where his also teaches mathematics. He has been the recipient of two Massachusetts Artist Fellowship awards. He lives in Cambridge with his wife and his teenage son.