"Philip Terman is a poet of great compassion,...these are unabashed poems of love for a complicated universe." -- Liz Rosenberg
"The speaker...absorbs particulars of the human struggle...and records it with the empathy of a saint or a mystic." -- Leslie Ullman, Poetry, on The House of Sages
"There's sensual grace informing these poems--sensuous, loving, celebration of the ordinary human and natural miracles of existence." -- Eamon Grennan
About the Author
Philip Terman is the author of What Survives (Sow's Ear Press, 1993) and BOOK OF THE UNBROKEN DAYS (Mammoth books, 2004). His poems and essays have appeared in several publications, including Poetry, the Kenyon Review, the Gettysburg Review, Tikkun, the Georgia Review, and the Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary Poetry. He has received the Anna Davidson Award for Poems on the Jewish Experience. he's a professor of English and creative writing at Clarion University and a director of the Chautauqua Writer's Festival at the Chautauqua Institute. He lives in Barkeyville, PA, with his wife Christine Hood and daughters Miriam and Bella.