Poetry. The new collection by a poet whose works, in the words of Anselm Berrigan, are "exquisite, irreducible poems [that] transmit lyrical shape and sense-oriented wonder with a numinous focus and care I find nowhere else in the art. They are among my necessities."
Simon Pettet was born in England in 1953 and moved to New York City in 1977, where he still lives. He is the author of Lyrical Poetry, and four other books from Talisman: SELECTED POEMS (1995), MORE WINNOWED FRAGMENTS (2005), HEARTH (2008), and AS A BEE (2014). He collaborated on two books with the photographer Rudy Burckhardt, CONVERSATIONS ABOUT EVERYTHING (1987) and Talking Pictures (1994), as well as editing The Art Writings of James Schuyler (1998) and Other Flowers, a posthumous collection of Schuyler's writing (2010).Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA