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Poetry From Paradise Valley

Pecan Grove Press has released an anthology of poems, a sampling of works published in Valparaiso Poetry Review during its first decade, from the original 1999-2000 volume to the 2009-2010 volume.

Poetry from Paradise Valley includes a stellar roster of 50 poets. Among the contributors are a former Poet Laureate of the United States, a winner of the Griffin International Prize, two Pulitzer Prize winners, two National Book Award winners, two National Book Critics Circle winners, six finalists for the National Book Award, four finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award, two finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, and a few dozen recipients of other honors, such as fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, etc.

Readers are encouraged to visit the Poetry from Paradise Valley page at the publisher's web site, where ordering information about the book can be found.

Best Books of Indiana 2011: Finalist. Judges' Citation: "Poetry from Paradise Valley is an excellent anthology that features world-class poetry, including the work of many artists from the Midwest, such as Jared Carter, Annie Finch, David Baker, and Allison Joseph. It’s an eclectic and always interesting collection where poems on similar themes flow into each other. It showcases the highest caliber of U. S. poetry."
—Indiana Center for the Book, Indiana State Library

Monday, April 21, 2008

VPR: Spring/Summer 2008 Issue

I am pleased to announce the Spring/Summer 2008 issue (Volume IX, Number 2) of Valparaiso Poetry Review has been released today. I invite you to read new works included by the following authors.

Featured Poet: Lynnell Edwards

Additional Poets: Mary Biddinger, Ronda Broatch, Peter Cooley, Lightsey Darst, Carol V. Davis, Chris Ellis, Patricia Fargnoli, Brent Goodman, Julia Kasdorf, April Lindner, Frannie Lindsay, Joanne Lowery, Jennifer MacPherson, Greg McBride, Peggy Miller, Joey Nicoletti, Doug Ramspeck, Sean David Ross, Lex Runciman, Don Schofield, Martin Walls, Vincent Wixon

Essay: Jeffrey Frank on Zbigniew Herbert

Poets Reviewed: Lynnell Edwards, Bobbi Lurie, Sarah Manguso, Kate Northrup, Rosemary Winslow

Cover Art Commentary: Gregg Hertzlieb on Frederic Edwin Church



Lynnell Edwards! Excellent - her book Farmer's Daughter is so uniquely subtle with eroticism that I've been hoping to see more of her work soon. I lost track of her when she left Oregon headed back to Kentucky... good to know she's still writing.

bc said...

Lightsey Darst?? I love reading her work! I'm glad to see her in this issue!