Author: David Salner

David Salner received his MFA from the Iowa Writer's Workshop, and is the author of two previous books of poetry in addition to poetry in many journals. He has worked all over the US as an iron ore miner, steel-worker, machinist, bus driver, cab driver, garment laborer, and longshoreman. He now works as a librarian. Salner was honored with grants from the Puffin Foundation, the Dr. Henry P. and Page Laughlin Fund, and two from the Maryland State Arts Council. He won the 2016 Lascaux Prize for Poetry and the Oboh Prize, judged by Cecilia Wolloch. He has received seven Pushcart Prize nominations and on three separate occasions Garrison Keillor read Salner's work on the NPR show, Writer's Almanac. His latest book is THE STILLNESS OF CERTAIN VALLEYS (Broadstone Books, 2019). He lives in Millsboro, Delaware with his wife, Barbara Greenway.

The Stillness of Certain Valleys
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The Stillness of Certain Valleys

Broadstone Books

Poetry. Stillness, especially in poetry, is often a virtue, evoking peace, rest, the quiet of nature; but in this new collection of poetry from David Salner, stillness is an aftermath, a consequence of ending and absence. As in the title poem, surve...

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