is a thrilling tracing of what Blake called 'the lineaments of embodied desire.' -- Mark Doty
A virtuoso book, ambitiously beautiful...heightened lyricism, swelling music...but also a muscular, thrumming undercurrent reminiscent of Gerard Manley Hopkins. -- Los Angeles Times Book Review
About the Author
Lisa Russ Spaar
directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Virginia. The recipient of a Rona Jaffe Award for Emerging Women Writers, she is the author of two poetry chapbooks and Glass Town
, a full-length collection; and the editor of Acquainted with the Night
, an anthology of poems about insomnia. Her poetry has appeared in many periodicals, including Poetry, Ploughshares
, and Virginia Quarterly Review.