Swirling like eddies in a river come the poems of Alice Oswald, who has quickly become one of the premier British poets writing today. Spacecraft Voyager 1 collects poetry from across her career new poems, selections from her first and more recent books, and the entirety of her masterwork to date, Dart, winner of the 2002 T. S. Eliot Prize. Oswald's speakeralways curious, often whimsical, sometimes brashbecomes the river itself, as she gives voice to the natural world and the denizens along the river Dart in Devonshire, in their unique dialects and occupations. For the first time, Spacecraft Voyager 1 introduces American readers to an essential new poet..
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About the Author
Alice Oswald has published three books of poetry and received the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. She lives with her husband, the playwright Peter Oswald, and their three children in Devon, England.
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Spacecraft Voyager 1 has boldly gone
into Deep Silence carrying a gold-plated disc inscribed with whale-song