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Admission (10 Edition)by Jerry Williams
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In this collection of poems, Williams employs
elements of both the narrative and surrealistic
lyric--addressing subjects as diverse as family, alienation, political quandary, and artistic
desire--in order to craft a darkly humorous and generally hard-hitting vision of the current state of
contemporary America. In the words of Bob Hicok:
"This is not the misanthrope's attack but the lover's
hope for something better and true: a genuine self,
a sustaining culture."
About the Author
Jerry Williams was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. His first collection of poems, Casino of the Sun, was a finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award in 2003. His poetry and nonfiction have appeared in American Poetry Review, Pleiades, Tin House, and Witness among others. He lives in New York City and teaches creative writing at Marymount Manhattan College.
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