Poetry. Winner of the 2009 Word Works Washington Prize. With seamless craft and lyricism, Frannie Lindsay elevates personal grief to a universal level. Through the natural world, she invites "mayweed, earnest as milkmaids" to flood the valley of death. Lindsay offers the reader light, often surprisingly warm, in the chill darkness of death. Cover art by Deborah Mayhall.
Frannie Lindsay has authored four previous poetry collections: Our Vanishing (Benjamin Saltman Award), MAYWEED (The Washington Prize), Lamb (Perugia Prize), and Where She Always Was (May Swenson Award). Her work appears in Best American Poetry 2014. She is a previous winner of The Missouri Review Prize, and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Author City: BELMONT, MA USA