Halflife

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Product Details

Price
$16.00
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
87
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.3 X 8.0 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393333176
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About the Author

Meghan O'Rourke is the author of the collections Sun in Days, Halflife, and Once, as well as a memoir, The Long Goodbye. A former editor at The New Yorker, she has served as culture editor and literary critic for Slate, poetry editor for the Paris Review, and is currently the editor of The Yale Review. Her poems and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Best American Poetry, the New Republic, and Poetry, among others. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Radcliffe Fellowship, and other awards, she lives in Brooklyn.

Reviews

Fiercely and fearlessly rich, her lines burn like encaustic: 'the burning thing.'--John Ashbery
Concise, sophisticated poems...immediate magic.--Katie Peterson