Author: Ed Barrett

Ed Barrett was born in Brooklyn, New York, and educated at Brooklyn College and Harvard University where he studied English Literature, Greek and Irish. His family home is in Dunquin, County Kerry, Ireland. He resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at MIT, where his research, teaching and publications focus on poetry and digital media. His poetry books: include THE SINATRA N (Pressed Wafer, 2016); TOWARD BLUE PENINSULA (Pressed Wafer, 2014); DOWN NEW UTRECHT AVENUE (Pressed Wafer, 2011); BOSSTON (Pressed Wafer, 2008); KEVIN WHITE (Pressed Wafer, 2007); Or Current Resident (2005); RUB OUT -THREE VERSE NOVELS (Pressed Wafer, 2003); Sheepshead Bay (Zoland Books, 2001); Breezy Point (Pressed Wafer, 2000); Practical Lullabies for Joe (1999); Common Preludes (1994); The Leaves Are Something This Year (1992); Theory of Transportation (1990); and 7x3 (1987). Other work include Antigone (translated from the Greek; produced Off-Broadway, 1982) and an opera libretto, Shaman (text translated from Navajo; premier, Manhattan Chamber Opera Company, NYC 1987).

The Leaves Are Something This Year: New and Selected Prose Poems 1994-2022
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The Leaves Are Something This Year: New and Selected Prose Poems 1994-2022

Quale Press

A Retrospective Selected by the Magus of Boston PoetsOver the course of Ed Barrett’s career he has manifested the prose poem as a vehicle to discover unselfconscious patterns of language and thought that arise in recurring patterns as fluid and plia...

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