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Hoops: Poems Paperback – September 17, 2007
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"[Hoops] is a layered metaphor, implying, among other things, basketball, jewelry, and life's hurdles... Witty, musical, and intelligent; [Jackson] is equally happy discussing the war on terror... or describing early crushes." The New Yorker"
About the Author
Major Jackson is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other honors. He teaches at the University of Vermont and is the poetry editor of the Harvard Review. His first book, Leaving Saturn, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award. Each of his last two collections, Hoops and Holding Company, was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature–Poetry. He lives in South Burlington, Vermont.