The Known Universe

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Price
$18.00
Publisher
Hanging Loose Press
Publish Date
Pages
112
Dimensions
5.9 X 0.4 X 8.9 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781934909546
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About the Author

Terence Winch has published four books of poems, BOY DRINKERS (Hanging Loose, 2007), THE DRIFT OF THINGS (The Figures, 2001), IRISH MUSICIANS/AMERICAN FRIENDS (Coffee House Press, 1986), which won an American Book Award, and The Great Indoors (Story Line Press, 1995), which won the Columbia Book Award. THAT SPECIAL PLACE: NEW WORLD IRISH STORIES (Hanging Loose, 2004) is a collection of nonfiction pieces on his experiences playing traditional Irish music. He has also published a book of short stories called Contenders (Story Line, 1989) and numerous chapbooks. His work has appeared in many anthologies, including The Oxford Book of American Poetry (2006), Poetry 180 (2003), Best American Poetry (1997, 2003, 2007), and in such publications as The Paris Review, American Poetry Review, New American Writing, The World, The New Republic, Shiny, Verse, et al. He was the subject of a profile on NPR's All Things Considered, and has been featured many times on Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac radio program. He has received an NEA Fellowship in poetry, as well as grants from the DC Commission on the Arts, the Maryland State Arts Commission, and the Fund for Poetry. The son of Irish immigrants to New York, Winch has also played Irish music all his life, recording three albums with his group Celtic Thunder. The band's second recording, featuring his popular song When New York Was Irish, won the INDIE for Best Celtic Album. See www.terencewinch.com