Synopses & Reviews
The Edge of Known Things is a declaration of reverence, a communication from a nontraditional prophet attempting to both explore and adore the world. What some flinch away from is held up for examination in these poems, poked at with a stick, as the narrator seeks to understand the line between what is already understood and what is hidden. Returning often to the issue of memory—what we know, what we think we recall, what actually happened, what was dreamed, imagined or pretended—the poems rotate on deep images in an attempt to separate comprehension from mystery.
About the Author
KELLY MADIGAN is the author of Getting Sober: A Practical Guide to Making it Through the First 30 Days (McGraw-Hill), which is based on her work as a drug and alcohol counselor. She is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, as well as Individual Artist Fellowships from the Nebraska Arts Council in poetry and nonfiction.