Synopses & Reviews
Dusty Angel Michael Blumenthal The winner of the 1999 Isabella Gardner Award for Poetry, Dusty Angel is the work of a poet at the pinnacle of his considerable talent. Blumenthal's themes of love, lust, longing and loss resonate throughout this collection in poems that are remarkable for their keen social and personal observations and perfectly-pitched language.
Poetry. Michael Blumenthal, poet, novelist, essayist, and translator, is the author of six books of poems, most recently The Wages of Goodness, and of the novel Weinstock Among the Dying, which was awarded Hadassah Magazine's Harold U. Ribelow prize in 1994. DUSTY ANGEL is the winner of the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award for 1999.
Poems that speak to lust, love and loss.
About the Author
Michael Blumenthal holds the Darden Distinguished Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Old Dominion University. He is author of Dusty Angel (BOA, 1999), which won the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award, as well as four other poetry books, one novel, one memoir, an essay collection, and translations of poems by Peter Kantor. Publications include The New Yorker, and Paris Review.