Poetry. Featuring selections from Patricia Fargnoli's four previous books along with twenty-four new poems, here is a celebration of poetic endurance, filled with quietly distinctive cadences and images closely seen, now freshly understood.
Patricia Fargnoli, former New Hampshire Poet Laureate (2006-2009) is author of Necessary Light (Utah State University Press, 1999), chosen by Mary Oliver as winner of the May Swenson Poetry Prize, and DUTIES OF THE SPIRIT (Tupelo Press, 2005), winner of the Jane Kenyon Award. Her book THEN, SOMETHING (Tupelo Press, 2009) won the Silver Medal in ForeWord Magazine's Poetry Book of the Year awards. A graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, the Hartford College for Women, and the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, she was awarded an honorary BFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Arts. GOOD BONES: POEMS (Tupelo Press, 2017) is her latest book. Author City: WALPOLE, NH USA