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Author: Paul Nemser

Paul Nemser grew up in Portland, Oregon, where he fell in love with poetry while reading in the storage room in back of his family's tool store. He received an BA from Harvard College where he studied with Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop, and an MFA in Writing from Columbia University School of the Arts where he studied with Stanley Kunitz and many others. He also received a JD from Boston University School of Law. His love of reading and writing poetry continues throughout his life. Nemser's book Taurus won the 2011 New American Poetry Prize from New American Press. He is the author of A THOUSAND CURVES (Red Mountain Press, 2021) and his chapbook TALES OF THE TETRAGRAMMATON (2014) was published by Mayapple Press. His poems appear widely in magazines, including AGNI, Beloit Poetry Journal, London Review of Books, and The Missouri Review. He lives with his wife Rebecca in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Harborside, Maine.

A Thousand Curves
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A Thousand Curves

Red Mountain Press

Poetry. Winner of the Editor's Choice Award. Exceptionally beautiful poems. The poems in ATHOUSAND CURVES find inspiration from nature, travel, mysticism, memory. Time is understood in glimpses—raindrops, tides changing, splashes of a waterfall. Som...

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Tales of the Tetragrammaton
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Tales of the Tetragrammaton

Mayapple Press

Poetry. Jewish Studies. With TALES OF THE TETRAGRAMMATON, poet Paul Nemser reaches into his own childhood memories to explore the mystery at the heart of ordinary life. It is at once an evocation of a Jewish family's life in suburban Portland, Orego...

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