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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

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Herman Asarnow: "Double Fault"

The VPR Poem of the Week is Herman Asarnow’s “Double Fault,” which appeared in the Fall/Winter 2005-2006 issue (Volume VII, Number 1) of Valparaiso Poetry Review.
Herman Asarnow has had poems, essays, and translations published in Beloit Poetry Journal, Potomac Review, Prairie Schooner, Seattle Review, Southern Humanities Review, Southern Review, Tar River Poetry, West Branch, and other journals.  Asarnow is also the author of a collection of poetry, Glass-Bottom Boat (Higganum Hill Books, 2007), and he is Professor of English at the University of Portland.

Tuesday of each week “One Poet’s Notes” highlights an excellent work by a poet selected from the archives of Valparaiso Poetry Review, except when other posts with news or updates preempt the usual appearance of this item, with the recommendation that readers revisit it. 

1 comment:

Anne Higgins said...

Thanks for posting the information about the anthology from Pecan Grove Press; I'd like to read it.
Palmer accepted a poetry manuscript of mine for publication a while back, but his battle with lung cancer has held up production.I am praying that the cancer treatments work for him --- more for him than for anything else.