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New and Selected Poemsby Stephen Berg
Synopses & Reviews
A major collection of works by the founder and co-editor of American Poetry Review, author of Grief and In It. "Sharp, thoughtful, and wonderfully wild."--Library Journal¶"Stephen Berg is a well-kept secret....Berg plies the reader's attention with simplicity and candor."--American Bookseller
Book News Annotation:
Includes Berg's selection from The daughters (1971), Grief (1975), With Akhmatova at the black gates (1981), and In it (1986), along with new poems, including a selection from his work-in- progress, Shaving, and concluding with the long poem, "Homage to the Afterlife."
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Stephen Berg is the author of numerous collections of poetry and translations and has been awarded the Frank O'Hara Memorial Prize, a Columbia University Translation Prize, and fellowships from the Guggenheim, Pew, Rockefeller, and Dietrich Foundations, as well as from the National Endowment for the Arts. Berg has taught at Princeton and Haverford and is currently a professor of humanities at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
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