Author: Wendy Mnookin

Wendy Mnookin is the author of four previous books of poetry, The Moon Makes Its Own Plea (2008), What He Took (2002), and To Get Here (1999), from BOA Editions, and Guenever Speaks (1991), a book of persona poems. The recipient of an NEA Fellowship in Writing, she has published poems in The Delmarva Review, Nimrod, Prairie Schooner, Salamander, and Solstice, among other journals, and in anthologies, including Boomer Girls: Poems by Women from the Baby Boom Generation, and Urban Nature: Poems about Wildlife in the City. Her work has been featured on Poetry Daily and on Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac. Mnookin has taught poetry in the Boston area at Emerson College, Boston College, and Grub Street, a non-profit writing program, and at writing workshops around the country. She lives with her husband in Newton, Massachusetts, where they raised their three children. Her website is at

Dinner with Emerson
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Dinner with Emerson

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Poetry. "Wendy Mnookin's poems are deft reports from the unkempt country of love. Her fierce lyrics, her 'choreography / of desire"' shakes us again and again with intelligence, humor, and ardency. Mnookin's work bears abiding fidelity to Emerson's ...

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