Poetry. Women's Studies. In THE MURDEROUS SKY Rosemary Daniell confronts with searing honesty and stunning poetry the pain of her daughter's addiction and her son's schizophrenia. Since giving us A Sexual Tour of the Deep South in 1975, Rosemary Daniell has published numerous other volumes of poetry, fiction and memoir, as well as shepherding the famous Zona Rosa writing workshops. She returns to poetry with what is perhaps her most personal and haunting book; winner of the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Poetry Award, THE MURDUROUS SKY: POEMS OF MADNESS & MERCY is a work that will resonate for decades to come. As Gordon Walmsley says, "It took courage to write these poems, and it takes courage to read them."
Rosemary Daniell's books include the poetry collections, A Sexual Tour of the Deep South and Fort Bragg & Other Points South, as well as seven other books of poetry, fiction and nonfiction. and a recently completed memoir, My Beautiful Tigers: Forty Years as the Mother of an Opioid Addicted Daughter and a Schizophrenic Son. Her awards include two N.E.A. fellowships, one in poetry, another in fictions, as well as the Wisdom-Faulkner gold medal in poetry. Her features and reviews have appeared in Harper's Bazaar, New York Woman, Mademoiselle, The New York Times Book Review and Mother Jones. She is he founder and leader of the Zona Rosa creative writing workshops in Savannah, Atlanta and elsewhere. To date, more than 300 Zona Rosans have become published authors.Author City: SAVANNAH, GA USA