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Messenger
By Ellen Bryant Voigt

Messenger

New and Selected Poems 1976-2006

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Messenger by Ellen Bryant Voigt

Book Description

To witness the maturation of a poet over time is one of the great pleasures of reading. Here Ellen Bryant Voigt gives us that narrative distilled and amplified, arranging selections from six previous volumes to culminate in transcendent recent poems.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393331448
ISBN-10: 039333144X
Format: Paperback
(236mm x 157mm x 17mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Ellen Bryant Voigt

Headwaters by Ellen Bryant Voigt Headwaters, Paperback (January 2015)

Driven by an urgent need to speak, these poems hurl themselves forward.

Messenger by Ellen Bryant Voigt Messenger, Hardback (January 2007)

"Genius. Voigt is a poet of knowledge, and knowledge in the living, messy world."-Robert Pinsky, Washington Post Book World

Shadow of Heaven by Ellen Bryant Voigt Shadow of Heaven, Paperback (August 2003)

Shortlisted for the 2002 National Book Award in Poetry.

Kyrie by Ellen Bryant Voigt Kyrie, Paperback (January 1997)

"Voigt's language dares to stir the dead, to remind us that we are temporary survivors."-Geoffrey Wolff

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Author Biography - Ellen Bryant Voigt

Ellen Bryant Voigt is the author of volumes of poetry, including Shadow of Heaven, a finalist for the National Book Award, and Messenger, a finalist for the National Book Award and for the Pulitzer Prize. Voigt was awarded the O. B. Hardison, Jr. Prize from the Folger Shakespeare Library, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Merrill Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets, where she was subsequently elected a chancellor. Her poems have appeared in an array of national journals and anthologies, including The Pushcart Prize and Best American Poetry. She lives in Vermont and teaches in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

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