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Author: Paul Violi

Born in New York City in 1944, Paul Violi grew up on Green Lawn, Long Island. After earning his BA in English literature at Boston University, Violi traveled to Nigeria to conduct surveys for the Peace Corps. The author of eleven volumes of poetry, Violi lived with his family in Putnam Valley, New York, and taught at New York University. He passed away in April 2011.

The Curious Builder

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The Curious Builder

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Poetry. "A clear, marvelous eye for his surroundings and an ability to depict them precisely...would be enjoyed by a wide audience"—Reagan Upshaw.

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Fracas

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Fracas

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Poetry. "This book should have you laughing out loud"—Poetry Quarterly Review. "Violi is one of the most inventive poets around"—David Lehman.

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Likewise
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Likewise

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Poetry. "Violi is one of the most inventive poets around. The results are vital, brash, and often funny. 'All poetry is experimental poetry,' Wallace Stevens once declared. Violi joyfully honors this edict"—David Lehman.

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Overnight
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Overnight

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Poetry. OVERNIGHT is Paul Violi's eleventh book of poems. "Deft, magical, filled with light, Violi's poetry is pure pleasure. He uses form with a mock-seriousness that would put most formailists to shame. These are poems of one who seems to love lif...

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Overnight
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Overnight

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Poetry. OVERNIGHT is Paul Violi's eleventh book of poems. "Deft, magical, filled with light, Violi's poetry is pure pleasure. He uses form with a mock-seriousness that would put most formailists to shame. These are poems of one who seems to love lif...

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Selected Accidents, Pointless Anecdotes
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Selected Accidents, Pointless Anecdotes

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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. "A wit that turns absurdity into sharp literary and cultural irony"—Library Journal. SELECTED ACCIDENTS, POINTLESS ANECDOTES is the first prose collection from Paul Violi. "His vision is an essentially tragic one, but on...

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Selected Accidents, Pointless Anecdotes
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Selected Accidents, Pointless Anecdotes

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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. "A wit that turns absurdity into sharp literary and cultural irony"—Library Journal. SELECTED ACCIDENTS, POINTLESS ANECDOTES is the first prose collection from Paul Violi. "His vision is an essentially tragic one, but on...

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The Tame Magpie
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The Tame Magpie

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Poetry. These are Paul Violi's last poems, found among his papers after his death and never previously published in a book. They were edited by Charles North and Tony Towle.

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