Winner of the 2008 Paterson Award for Literary Excellence
"Weaver has crafted a virtual planet in this book with plenty of alternate geographies for readers of all flavors and stripes. Marvelous. Huge. Prodigious.”
North American Review
|Publisher:||University of Pittsburgh Press|
|Series:||Pitt Poetry Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.62(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Afaa Michael Weaver is Alumnae Professor of English at Simmons College in Boston. He is the author of nine previous books of poetry including My Father’s Geography and Timber and Prayer as well as short fiction and plays. He has been named a Pew Fellow in Poetry and was the first African American poet to hold the poet-in-residence position at the Stadler Poetry Center at Bucknell University.