Synopses & Reviews
In her powerful fourth collection, Dorianne Laux once again strikes fire from neighborhood moments: a quiet street at dusk, a pool hall, a bare tree. Focusing on the grace of working people, she captures the pain and beauty of women in all their variety, caught in the "lunar pull" of our time.
"Laux writes gritty, tough, lyrical poems that depict the actual nature of life in the West today." Philip Levine
"Dorianne Laux has a gift for finding the extraordinary within the ordinary. It's this ability that makes the West Coast poet's fourth and most recent collection, Facts About the Moon, so remarkable and moving." Kansas City Star
About the Author
Dorianne Laux lives in Eugene, Oregon, and teaches at the University of Oregon. She is coauthor with Kim Addonizio of The Poet's Companion.