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Author: Donald Platt

Donald Platt has published seven books of poetry, including ONE ILLUMINATED LETTER OF BEING (Red Mountain Press, 2020), Man Praying (Free Verse Editions / Parlor Press, 2017), and Tornadoesque (CavanKerry Press, 2016). Platt's poems have appeared in The New Republic, Nation, Poetry, Yale Review, American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, Georgia Review, Ploughshares, Southwest Review, Tin House, Iowa Review, Southern Review, and Paris Review as well as in The Best American Poetry 2000, 2006, and 2015. He is a recipient of two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (1996 and 2011) and three Pushcart Prizes and he teaches in Purdue University's MFA Program. His eighth collection SWANSDOWN, was the winner of the 2022 Off the Grid Poetry Prize.

One Illuminated Letter of Being
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One Illuminated Letter of Being

Red Mountain Press

Poetry. ONE ILLUMINATED LETTER OF BEING is a sequence of poems—by turns lyric, narrative, and dramatic—that limn what it means for a son to watch and be fully present as his mother prepares to die. These poems are about living in the midst of death ...

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Swansdown

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Swansdown

Grid Books / Off the Grid Press

Winner of the 2022 Off the Grid Poetry Prize, a masterful collection by Donald Platt, "one of the finest American poets working today," writes poet and editor Adrian MatejkaIn SWANSDOWN, the poet Donald Platt makes a study of life’s inevitable trans...

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