The Headless Saints

Myronn Hardy (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.80
Publisher
New Issues Poetry & Prose
Publish Date
March 01, 2008
Pages
85
Dimensions
6.06 X 0.32 X 9.68 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781930974760
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About the Author

MYRONN HARDY is the author of three previous books of poems: Approaching the Center, winner of the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award, The Headless Saints, winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and Catastrophic Bliss, winner of the Griot-Stadler Prize for Poetry. He has received fellowships from the Anneberg Foundation, Djerassi, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Sacatar Foundation, and FundaciĆ³n Valparaiso. He divides his time between Morocco and New York City.

Reviews

"This is a sneaky collection in that it wrecks you incrementally, in small doses. You'll feel only a vague throbbing until the pain takes you. Despite the assonance, the poems themselves sound quiet, but when added together, Hardy creates a web of sound we can't ignore; he venerates a host of ghosts that will haunt us long after we've put the collection down."--Casey Thayer "Rattle"