The newest collection from one of America’s foremost African-American poets threads the journey from youthful innocence to the whittled-hard awareness of adulthood. Along the way it immerses the reader in palpable moments —the importance of remembering, the complexity of race, and the meaning of true wakefulness
“Crisply comic, disarmingly frank, and aurally bold …” —Publishers Weekly
2014 — Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize
2013 — PEN Oakland Literary Award Winner
2012 — National Book Award Finalist
Born in Philadelphia in 1955, Tim Seibles has received fellowships from both the Provincetown Fine Arts Center and The National Endowment for the Arts. Most recently, his book of poems Fast Animal was nominated for a National Book Award. His poems have appeared in numerous literary journals, and his poem, “Allison Wolff,” was anthologized in Best American Poetry 2010.
Seibles lives in Norfolk, Virginia, where he is a member of the English Department and MFA in writing faculty of Old Dominion University.
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Bearing Imagination – Outreach
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