Poetry. Bert Stern, Milligan professor Emeritus at Wabash College in Indiana, now lives in Keene Valley, New York, with his wife, Tam Lin Neville, a poet. This volume joins two groups of poems: one about the experiences of Tam Lin Neville's great-great grandfather, who traded for silk in China in the mid-nineteeth century, the other about Bert Stern's ancestors, whose roots were is Kishinev in the province of Moldavia. Perfectbound chapbook.
Co-founder of Grid Books / Off the Grid Press, Bert Stern is the author of WHAT I GOT FOR A DOLLAR (Grid Books, 2018), SILK AND THE RAGPICKER'S GRANDSON (Red Dust, 1998) , the critical book Wallace Stevens: Art of Uncertainty, and Winter in China, a monograph on American expatriate Robert Winter. He is Milligan Professor of English Emeritus at Wabash College, and has also taught at the University of Thessaloniki as Fulbright Professor of English and at Peking University. Stern served as chief editor for Hilton Publishing, and for fifteen years taught for Changing Lives through Literature, a program designed for men and women on probation.Author City: USA