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Hammer and Blaze

A Gathering of Contemporary American Poets

Hammer and Blaze( )
Editor: Voigt, Ellen Bryant
McHugh, Heather
Contribution by: Adcock, Betty
Aleshire, Joan
Allbery, Debra
Andrews, Tom
Baker, David
Boruch, Marianne
Brennan, Karen
Carson, Anne
Collier, Michael
Publication Date:Aug 2002
Publisher:University of Georgia Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $71.95
Book Description:

This volume provides a cross-section of 60 contemporary poets writing in North America who have taught at the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. They include MacArthur fellows Campbell McGrath, Anne Carson, Edward Hirsch, Eleanor Wilner, Susan Stuart,and Lucia Perillo.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.062 Pounds
Author Biography
Anne Carson was born December 16, 1950. Carson is a poet, an essayist, and a classicist. She is the director of the graduate program in Classics at McGill University, where she also teaches Latin and Greek.

Carson is perhaps besst know for Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse, which won the 1998 QSPELL Prize for Poetry. Carson recently won the 2001 Griffin Poetry Prize for Men in the Off Hours. Carson also won the T.S. Eliot poetry prize for The Beauty of the Husband, the first woman to win the award in its nine-year history. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1998 and received a $500,000 MacArthur Fellowship in 2000. Carson is the author of seven books.


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