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Author: Ed Roberson

Ed Roberson was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1939. He is author of several books of poetry, most recently THE NEW WING OF THE LABYRINTH (Singing Horse Press, 2009) and CITY ECLOGUE, (Atelos, 2006). His collection Voices Cast Out to Talk Us In was a winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize; his book Atmosphere Condition was a winner of the National Poetry Series and was nominated for the Academy of American Poets' Lenore Marshall Award. He is a recipient of the Lila Wallace Writers' Award and the Poetry Society of America's Shelley Memorial Award.

City Eclogue
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City Eclogue

Atelos

Poetry. African American Studies. Ed Roberson might no longer live in Pittsburgh, but the city in which he was born and raised still leaves its fragmented structures etched throughout his poetry. A city of hard work and hard times, the now-impoveris...

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Just In: Word of Navigational Challenges: New and Selected Work
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Just In: Word of Navigational Challenges: New and Selected Work

Talisman House, Publishers

Poetry. African American Studies. Michael Palmer writes, "Ed Roberson offers us, up front, the nerve-edge of poetic speech, sequences of the unanticipated, as poetry of real significance is meant to do. This generous and much-needed selection graphs...

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The New Wing of the Labyrinth
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The New Wing of the Labyrinth

Singing Horse Press

Poetry. African American Studies. Ed Roberson's eighth full-length book of poetry, THE NEW WING OF THE LABYRINTH, is a taut, intricately interwoven series of poems that present an unsentimental yet harrowing encounter with the finality of life: "whe...

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