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Author: Terence Winch

Terence Winch is the author of THE KNOWN UNIVERSE (Hanging Loose Press, 2018), THIS WAY OUT (Hanging Loose Press, 2014); FALLING OUT OF BED IN A ROOM WITH NO FLOOR (Hanging Loose Press, 2011); BOY DRINKERS (Hanging Loose Press, 2007); THE DRIFT OF THINGS (The Figures, 2001); IRISH MUSICIANS/AMERICAN FRIENDS (Coffee House Press, 1986), which won an American Book Award; and The Great Indoors (Story Line Press, 1995), which won the Columbia Book Award. THAT SPECIAL PLACE: NEW WORLD IRISH STORIES (Hanging Loose Press, 2004) is a collection of nonfiction pieces on his experiences playing traditional Irish music. He has also published a book of short stories called Contenders (Story Line Press, 1989) and numerous chapbooks. His work has appeared in many anthologies, including The Oxford Book of American Poetry (2006), Poetry 180 (2003), Best American Poetry (1997, 2003, 2007), and in such publications as The Paris Review, American Poetry Review, NEW AMERICAN WRITING, The World, The New Republic, Shiny, Verse, et al. He was the subject of a profile on NPR's All Things Considered and has been featured many times on Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac radio program. He has received an NEA Fellowship in poetry, as well as grants from the DC Commission on the Arts, the Maryland State Arts Commission, and the Fund for Poetry. The son of Irish immigrants to New York, Winch has also played Irish music all his life, recording three albums with his group Celtic Thunder. The band's second recording, featuring his popular song "When New York Was Irish," won the INDIE for Best Celtic Album.

Boy Drinkers
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Boy Drinkers

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Poetry. "BOY DRINKERS looks with sober eyes at the people, tragedies, and traditions that shaped any of us who grew up in a community where alcohol and God were equally able to bring us to our knees. With his musician's ear and Irishman's humor, Ter...

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Boy Drinkers
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Boy Drinkers

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Poetry. "BOY DRINKERS looks with sober eyes at the people, tragedies, and traditions that shaped any of us who grew up in a community where alcohol and God were equally able to bring us to our knees. With his musician's ear and Irishman's humor, Ter...

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The Drift of Things
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The Drift of Things

The Figures

Poetry. "In this technically impressive collection, the poems offer a witty, intrepid, unsentimental response to pleasures of the flesh as well as to pain and soreness of spirit, extracting their subjects from the drift of things. A clear-eyed and a...

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Falling Out of Bed in a Room with No Floor
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Falling Out of Bed in a Room with No Floor

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Poetry. "The title of Terence Winch's newest collection says it all: the wonderfully droll, self-deprecating, hard-hitting and deliciously comic narrator of these poems knows only too well what life exacts from us. A trivial event like losing one's ...

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The Known Universe
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The Known Universe

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Poetry. This "is my new favorite book of poems and should be everyone's. The poems are so brilliantly original they defy labels or comparisons. No one writes poetry like Winch." —Michael Lally

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That Special Place: New World Irish Stories
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That Special Place: New World Irish Stories

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Nonfiction. Music. In a voice that "delivers both respect and irreverence with convincing authority," Terence Winch gives us "a world—two worlds in fact—his parents' New York immigrant Irish life in the '30s,'40s, and '50s, and the bubbling, eventfu...

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This Way Out
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This Way Out

Hanging Loose Press

Poetry. Winch's seventh collection is "imaginative, soulful, and funny...THIS WAY OUT gives us Terence Winch at the top of his game."—Bob Hicok"These are the poems you read to your friend at two in the morning."—Sandra Beasley

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