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Product Details

Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
Red Hen Press
Publish Date
Pages
69
Dimensions
6.8 X 0.4 X 8.5 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781597094672
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About the Author

Ron Koertge (pronounced Kur-chee) was born April 22, 1940 in Olney, Illinois to William Henry Koertge (deceased) and Bulis Olive Koertge. He is married to Bianca Richards. Koertge received his BA from the University of Illinois and his MA from the University of Arizona. He taught English at Pasadena City College from 1965 to 2001. Koertge is the author of many books of poetry including Fever, Sex Object, 12 Photographs of Yellowstone, The Hired Nose, The Father Poems, The Jockey Poems, Men Under Fire, Diary Cows, Life on the Edge of the Continent, High School Dirty Poems, Making Love to Roget's Wife, and Geography of the Forehead. He is also the recipient of an NEA fellowship in Literature (Poetry) and a California Arts Council grant (Poetry). Koertge's work has been included in Best American Poetry (1999).

Reviews

Ron Koertge is the most consistently entertaining and dazzling poet around. Guzzle on these ghazals until you are punch-drunk. These poems will intoxicate you, make you dizzy, make you wish you would have written them!--Denise Duhamel
Ron Koertge's contemporary ghazels overflow with nimble wit and imagination. Enjoy this generous tribute to an enigmatic and remarkable ancient, poetic form.--Dorianne Laux
Pop the cork and savor these sparkling ghazals. Ron Koertge, brash and sassy Californian, makes this ancient form all-American and irresistably new.--Charles Harper Webb

Pop the cork and savor these sparkling ghazals. Ron Koertge, brash and sassy Californian, makes this ancient form all-American andirresistably new.

Charles Harper Webb"

Ron Koertge is the most consistently entertaining and dazzling poet around. Guzzle on these ghazals until you are punch-drunk. These poems will intoxicate you, make you dizzy, make you wish you would have written them!

Denise Duhamel"

Ron Koertge's contemporary ghazels overflow with nimble wit andimagination. Enjoy this generous tribute to an enigmatic andremarkable ancient, poetic form.

Dorianne Laux"

Pop the cork and savor these sparkling ghazals. Ron Koertge, brash and sassy Californian, makes this ancient form all-American andirresistably new.

Charles Harper Webb

"

Ron Koertge is the most consistently entertaining and dazzling poet around. Guzzle on these ghazals until you are punch-drunk. These poems will intoxicate you, make you dizzy, make you wish you would have written them!

Denise Duhamel

"

Ron Koertge's contemporary ghazels overflow with nimble wit andimagination. Enjoy this generous tribute to an enigmatic andremarkable ancient, poetic form.

Dorianne Laux

"
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