"...this incredible debut works dialectically to resurrect our world among all its broken bodies. " -- Richard Jackson
"From my first encounter... I have thought of him as one of the most brilliant poets in America. " -- Rodney Jones
"Paul Guests poems are infused with tenderness toward the world despite its harsh indifference toward us." -- Lucia Perillo
About the Author
Paul Guest was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and raised in Georgia. He received a B.A. in Humanities from the University of Tennessee and an M.F.A. from Southern Illinois University. His poems have appeared in Slate, The Iowa Review, Mid-American Review, Pleiades, Quarterly West, Third Coast, and elsewhere. He currently teaches at the University of Alabama.