Synopses & Reviews
Poetry. A refreshingly accessible collection of narrative poetry describing the love, violence, and fragility of men's lives. Beginning with young adventures on Long Island, the characters take their passions for animals, moons, water and women to lives in Indiana, South Dakota, Japan and China. Li-Young Lee writes: "Henry Hughes has had a very complete encounter with the sayable sum of his experiences. The writing is gorgeous and masterful."
About the Author
Henry Hughes grew up on Long Island, New York. After completing an MA in Creative Writing at Purdue University in 1990, he spent five years working in Japan and China. Hughes is an active traveler, fisherman and literary critic. He teaches in the English department at Western Oregon University.