- Paperback: 40 pages
- Publisher: Black Lawrence Press (March 15, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0982636474
- ISBN-13: 978-0982636473
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.2 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,832,988 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
David Rigsbee is the author of 19 books and chapbooks, including THE DISSOLVING ISLAND (BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2003), THE PILOT HOUSE (Black Lawrence Press, 2011), and SCHOOL OF THE AMERICAS (Black Lawrence Press, 2012). In addition to his poems, he has also published critical works on Carolyn Kizer and Joseph Brodsky. He has co-edited two anthologies, including Invited Guest: An Anthology of Twentieth Century Southern Poetry, a "notable book" selection of the American Library Association and the American Association of University Professors and featured on C-Span Booknotes. His work has appeared in AGNI, The American Poetry Review, The Georgia Review, The Iowa Review, The New Yorker, The Iowa Review, The Ohio Review, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, The Sewanee Review, The Southern Review, and many others. He is the recipient of two creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as a NEH summer fellowship to the American Academy in Rome. His other awards include The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown fellowship, The Virginia Commission on the Arts literary fellowship, The Djerassi Foundation and Jentel Foundation residencies, and an Award from the Academy of American Poets. Winner of a 2012 Pushcart Prize, the Vachel Lindsay Poetry Award and the Pound Prize, he was also 2010 winner of the Sam Ragan Award for contribution to the arts in North Carolina. Black Lawrence Press will publish his collection of essays on contemporary poetry, A Poetry Chronicle, next year. Rigsbee is currently contributing editor for The Cortland Review.
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