by Aaron Brown


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A collection that alternates between celebration and lament, Winnower traces the experiences of an American poet growing up in war-torn Chad, Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625644862
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 12/24/2013
Pages: 46
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Aaron Brown is a poet and novelist who lived in Chad for ten years. An MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Maryland, his work has appeared in The Portland Review, Warscapes, Saint Katherine Review, Windhover, RELEVANT, Polaris, North Central Review, and The Penwood Review, among others. He is also the author of the novella Bound (2012). He lives with his wife in Maryland.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Invocation 1


Memory Across Ocean 5

Sarihat, South of the Dunes 6

During Kharrif 7

Brokentree 8

One Square Mile 9

On the Chadian Civil War 10

Follower 12

Bullet 13

Evacuation Ebenezer 14

Backfire 16


We Have Come to America 21

Africa to Europe 22

Merseyside 23

Primum Mobile 25

Chicago Mosaic 26

Taxi #442 27

Sea Burial 28

Hymn 29

The Arab in the Corner of the Café 30

Apparition 31

Elegy 32

Automaton Man (A Life) 33

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