Mars Being Red, Marvin Bell

Mars Being Red

Marvin Bell

Publisher: Copper Canyon Press
PubDate: 7/1/2007
ISBN: 9781556592577
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: $15.00
Quantity Available: 10
Pages: 80
 

Poetry. MARS BEING RED is the most political book of Bell's storied career—and one of his most beautiful. In a recent interview Marvin Bell said, "I've been trying for thirty years to figure out how best to put the news into poems—what other people would call politics. But there are some hairy aesthetic questions connected to overtly political poems."

Author City: Iowa City, IA USA

Marvin Bell has published seventeen books of poetry and has received numerous honors, including the Lamont Award and Senior Fulbright appointments to Yugoslavia and Australia. He taught for forty years at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and was the first State Poet of Iowa. He lives in Iowa and Washington.

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