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Author: Charles North

Charles North is Poet-in-Residence at Pace University. His work has appeared in thirteen collections and his prizes include two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, the painter Paula North. They have two grown children.

Cadenza
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Cadenza

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Poetry. Charles North's poetry has received numerous honors, including two NEA grants and four Fund for Poetry Awards. In his new collection CANDENZA, he displays all the qualities that made the Washington Post call him "one of the most memorable co...

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Cadenza
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Cadenza

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Poetry. Charles North's poetry has received numerous honors, including two NEA grants and four Fund for Poetry Awards. In his new collection CANDENZA, he displays all the qualities that made the Washington Post call him "one of the most memorable co...

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Complete Lineups
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Complete Lineups

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Poetry. Charles North's ingenious poems in the form of baseball lineups have been exhilarating readers since they first appeared in 1972 and sportswriter Larry Merchant devoted two New York Post columns to them. The Village Voice and The Philadelphi...

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The Nearness of the Way You Look Tonight
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The Nearness of the Way You Look Tonight

Adventures in Poetry

Poetry. James Schuyler wrote of Charles North's poetry: "Wit is never distant from the scenes he invents, a metaphysical wit suggestive of Marvell, and one that is not satirical but informed with pity. His joy in words, and the things words adumbrat...

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No Other Way: Selected Prose
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No Other Way: Selected Prose

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Literary Nonfiction. "What distinguishes these essays and reviews is Charles North's generosity of spirit and an intelligence that never outsmarts its subject but is there to serve it and the reader. You finish one of North's lucid essays and you wa...

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No Other Way: Selected Prose
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No Other Way: Selected Prose

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Literary Nonfiction. "What distinguishes these essays and reviews is Charles North's generosity of spirit and an intelligence that never outsmarts its subject but is there to serve it and the reader. You finish one of North's lucid essays and you wa...

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North of the Charles: Early and Uncollected Poems
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North of the Charles: Early and Uncollected Poems

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. "The most stimulating poet of his generation."—James Schuyler "He belongs on the summit of our American Parnassus."—Harry Mathews "One of the most memorable of contemporary poets."—The Washington Post

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States Of The Art: Selected Essays, Interviews, and Other Prose, 1975-2014
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States Of The Art: Selected Essays, Interviews, and Other Prose, 1975-2014

Pressed Wafer

Literary Nonfiction. Essays. Poetry. "'From just about every angle, poetry is much richer and messier,' Charles North observes, 'than many on the outside would have it.' Throughout this gathering of over three decades' worth of criticism North combi...

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What It Is Like: New and Selected Poems
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What It Is Like: New and Selected Poems

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. WHAT IT IS LIKE is the definitive selection of adventurous work by the man James Schuyler called "the most stimulating poet of his generation.""The challenge of writing about the sensual qualities of New York City which seems so tired, by No...

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The Year of the Olive Oil
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The Year of the Olive Oil

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Poetry. "Charles North writes urban idylls: fragments of perceptions, things seen and thought about: 'Exfoliating the leather of a wallet stuffed with dry goods.' Wit is never distant from the scenes he invents, a metaphysical wit suggestive of Marv...

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