Poetry. Charles Adès Fishman's IN THE WAKE OF THE GLACIER: NEW SELECTED POEMS brings together work from eight earlier books, including poems that were written as long ago as 1968 and as recently as 2017. This timely and far-reaching collection also includes 41 previously uncollected poems and 9 new ones that underscore this poet's passionate love of nature, family, history, and justice. Many of the previously published poems have been revised for this new collection.
Charles Adès Fishman created the Visiting Writers Program at Farmingdale State College, in 1979, and also created the Distinguished Speakers Program for the college, in 2001. He was final judge for the 1998 Capricorn Poetry Award, founder and coordinator of the Paumanok Poetry Award competition, and series editor for the Water Mark Poets of North America Book Award, and he has also served as poetry consultant to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, since 1995. His books include IN THE WAKE OF THE GLACIER: NEW SELECTED POEMS (Kasva Press LLC, 2018), IN THE PATH OF LIGHTNING: SELECTED POEMS (Time Being Books, 2012), BLOOD TO REMEMBER: AMERICAN POETS ON THE HOLOCAUST (Time Being Books, 2007), CHOPIN'S PIANO (Time Being Books, 2006), Country of Memory (Uccelli Press, 2004), and The Death Mazurka (Texas Tech University Press, 1989), an ALA/Choice "Outstanding Book of the Year" that was nominated for the 1990 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Author City: PATCHOGUE, NY USA