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In Farewell to the Starlight in Whiskey, Barton Sutter explores the wilderness along the Canadian border, sings about love in midlife, meditates on the roots of war, attacks political leaders, recounts peculiar heroics of an epileptic Vietnam vet, writes a “personal” ad in the voice of a chickadee and talks to a dead jackpine. A deft practitioner of meter and rhyme, Sutter is a fireside storyteller who makes the language thump and sing.

Barton Sutter is the only author to win the Minnesota Book Award in three different categories, including poetry, for The Book of Names: New and Selected Poems (BOA). He teaches English and Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin, Superior. He lives in Duluth, MN.

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A deft practitioner of meter and rhyme, Sutter is a fireside storyteller who makes the language thump and sing.

About the Author

Barton Sutter is the only author to win the Minnesota Book Award in three different categories: for fiction with My Father's War and Other Stories, for creative non-fiction with Cold Comfort: Life at the Top of the Map, and for poetry with The Book of Names: New and Selected Poems (BOA Editions). Among other honors, he has won a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant (Sweden), a Loft-McKnight Award, and the Bassine Citation from The Academy of American Poets. He teaches English and Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin, Superior.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781929918577
Author:
Sutter, Barton
Publisher:
BOA Editions
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
American Poets Continuum Series
Series Volume:
88
Publication Date:
October 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.4 in 7.5 oz

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