My Love Is a Dead Arctic Explorer, Paige Ackerson-Kiely

My Love Is a Dead Arctic Explorer

Paige Ackerson-Kiely

Publisher: Ahsahta Press
PubDate: 3/15/2012
ISBN: 9781934103272
Price: $17.50
Quantity Available: 34
Pages: 128
SKU #: A10C

Poetry. Poems of a loneliness that quarrels with itself from the far edge of love, this is a collection of would-be love poems chastened by experience. "I was a Promethean dilettante disabused of tinder," says the speaker, who later observes, "After you reach adulthood / no one bets you'll set this world / on fire." Ackerson-Kiely returns with a second book of perfectly trenchant heartbreak and longing.

Author City: West Addison, VT USA

Paige Ackerson-Kiely is the author of MY LOVE IS A DEAD ARCTIC EXPLORER, IN NO ONE'S LAND, and other works of poetry and prose. She lives in rural Vermont, co-edits A Handsome Journal, and works at a homeless shelter.

Reviews and Other Links
Ryan Bradley @ TNBBC's Top Reads of 2012
Publishers Weekly
Virginia Konchan @ Barn Owl Review
excerpt: "My Love is a Dead Arctic Explorer" @Poetry Society of America