Poetry. THEN, SOMETHING has won the Sheila Motton Book Award from the New England Poetry Club, the Silver Award for 2010 Poetry Book of the Year from ForeWord Magazine, the 2010 da Vinci Eye Award, and Honorable Mention for the 2010 Eric Hoffer Award. "Patricia Fargnoli...does not miss a stitch of beauty, neither does she avoid the darker aspects of our own human awareness of our continual aging, to which she gives sharp and poignant attention. I have been her champion since her first book Necessary Light was published, and I continue to be so"--Mary Oliver.
|Series:||2009 Subscription Series|
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About the Author
Patricia Fargnoli, the New Hampshire Poet Laureate from December 2006 to March 2009, is the author of six collections of poetry. Her newest book is THEN, SOMETHING (Tupelo Press, 2009). Her fifth collection, DUTIES OF THE SPIRIT (Tupelo Press, 2005) won Jane Kenyon Literary Book Award for an Outstanding Book of Poetry and was a semifinalist for the Glasgow Prize. Her first book, Necessary Light (Utah State University Press, 1999) was awarded the 1999 May Swenson Poetry Award, judged by Mary Oliver. Her book Small Songs of Pain (Pecan Grove Press, 2003) is a collection of poems triggered by Chagall's illustrations of LaFontaine's fables. In addition she has published two chapbooks: Lives of Others (Oyster River Press, 2003) and Greatest Hits (Pudding House Press, 2003).