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Locusts at the edge of summer

new & selected poems

by John Balaban

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Published by Copper Canyon Press in Port Townsend, Wash .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Balaban.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.A44 L63 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL659342M
ISBN 101556591233
LC Control Number97004654

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John Balaban is the author of thirteen books of poetry and prose, including four volumes which together have won The Academy of American Poets’ Lamont prize, a National Poetry Series Selection, and two nominations for the National Book Award, After Our War () and Locusts at the Edge of Summer ().

His Locusts at the Edge of Summer: New and Selected Poems won the William Carlos. John Balaban is the author of twelve books of poetry and prose, including four volumes which to gether have won The Academy of American Poets' Lamont prize, a National Poetry Series Selection, and two nominations for the National Book Award.

His Locusts at the Edge of Summer: New and Selected Poems won the William Carlos Williams Award. His Locusts at the Edge of Summer: New and Selected Poems won the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America.

Inhe was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. Inhe was a judge for the National Book Awards. Ah, summer. Sometimes you need the perfect book to come along and take you through the hottest months.

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They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any green plant or any tree, but only those people who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads.Poet and translator John Balaban earned his BA from Penn State and an MA in English from Harvard. He is the author of 12 books of poetry and prose, including the chapbook Like Family () and the full-length collections Path, Crooked Path (), named an Editors’ Choice by Booklist and Best Book of Poetry by Library Journal; Locusts at the Edge of Summer: New and Selected Poems (Balaban is the author of twelve books of poetry and prose, including four volumes which together have won The Academy of American Poets’ Lamont prize, a National Poetry Series Selection, and two nominations for the National Book Award.

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