Peace (Paperback)

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One of the most powerful books in recent years, Peace is the latest from one of our greatest contemporary poets.

— From John


Peace is haunted by personal and political history—by figures of Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Thoreau–by current senators and dead musicians, by speech and painting, by extraordinary and ordinary lives. Written as though at the threshold of a continual co-presence and comingling of peace and war, Peace moves just beyond outrage and anger to bring the reader to revelations and shifts of consciousness, to possible visions and sightings in the shattered yards of the global dream.

About the Author

GILLIAN CONOLEY, born in Austin, Texas, is author of seven collections, including TALL STRANGER, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She’s received Jerome J. Shestack Poetry Prize from APR, an NEA, and Fund for Poetry Award. Her poems have been anthologized widely, including Norton’s Postmodern American Poetry, Norton’s American Hybrid, Best American Poetry. Her translations of Henri Michaux will appear in City Lights Pocket Poets. Editor/founder of VOLT, she is Professor & Poet-in-Residence at Sonoma State and lives in SF Bay Area.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781890650957
ISBN-10: 1890650951
Publisher: Omnidawn
Publication Date: April 1st, 2014
Pages: 112
Language: English