To the Wren: Collected & New

To the Wren: Collected & New

29.95

Jane Mead

"The natural world, in its bounty and brutality, is a grounding force for Mead, a reminder of a time scale beyond the human span"
Publishers Weekly Starred Review


August 2019
ISBN:
9781948579018

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Available in both print and digital formats.

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Jane Mead is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently World of Made and Unmade (Alice James, 2016) which was nominated for a National Book Award, as well as a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize and the Griffin Prize in Poetry. Her poems appear regularly in journals and anthologies, and she’s the recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, and a Lannan Foundation Completion Grant. For many years Poet-in-Residence at Wake Forest University, she manages her family’s ranch in northern California. She has taught as a visiting writer at Washington University, Colby College and most recently, The University of Iowa. Currently, Mead lives on her family’s farm in Napa, California. 


Previous Praise: "Mead propels readers forward, using plain language that’s elegant in its simplicity yet compelling and heartbreaking. Even as she confronts grief and loss, the poet highlights the overriding theme of courage.”
—Library Journal

 
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Additional Praise:

"Mead’s versatility, scholarship, and curiosity contribute to the strength of her craft. . . . Her oeuvre is so spacious that it constantly invites journeys down imagined avenues."
The Rumpus

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