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The Boatloads (A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America)

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Perhaps the most distinctive aspect of The Boatloads is its overt references to church and Christianity. Dan Albergotti’s references are not mere proselytizing, though. In fact, the first poem in the book, “Vestibule,” tells the story of the author’s teenage experience making love to his girlfriend in a university chapel, saying: “Lord of this other world, let me recall that night. / Let me again hear how our whispered exclamations / near the end seemed like rising hymnal rhythm / and let me feel how those forgotten words came / from somewhere else and meant something.”

Dan Albergotti teaches at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina.

Synopsis:

Selected by Edward Hirsch as the winner of the 2007 A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize.

About the Author

Dan Albergotti's poems have appeared in The Cincinnati Review, Shenandoah, The Southern Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. He is a graduate of the MFA Program at UNC Greensboro where he was poetry editor of The Greensboro Review. He currently serves as Coordinator of Creative Writing at Coastal Carolina University where he teaches creative writing and literature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934414033
Author:
Albergotti, Dan
Publisher:
BOA Editions
Foreword by:
Hirsch, Edward
Foreword:
Hirsch, Edward
Author:
Hirsch, Edward
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America
Series Volume:
31
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
92
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.3 in 6 oz

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