Item description for Selected Poems by A. Poulin, Jr....
Selected Poems includes ample offerings from A. Poulin, Jr.'s eight books, now out of print. Known for his imagination and deft intelligence, Poulin's poems balance philosophical inquiry with emotional intensity, calling us to a spiritual awakening beyond that of traditional religion. Edited by Michael Waters with a preface by prize-winning poet Gerald Stern, the release of the book coincides with the 25th anniversary of BOA Editions, founded by Poulin in 1976.
Poet, translator and publisher A. Poulin, Jr. was the contributing editor of Contemporary American Poetry, published by Houghton Mifflin. The founder of BOA Editions, Poulin died in 1996.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Jul 15, 2001
Publisher BOA Editions Ltd.
ISBN 1929918038 ISBN13 9781929918034
Availability 0 units.
More About A. Poulin, Jr.
A. Poulin, Jr., editor of the first six editions of Contemporary American Poetry and a contributing editor of American Poetry Review, died in June, 1996. Michael Waters (Ph.D., Ohio University) teaches at Salisbury State University in Maryland. He is Poulin's literary executor and, as the preface to the sixth edition of Contemporary American Poetry acknowledges, advised Mr. Poulin on the last five editions. Dr. Waters is himself a published poet with seven book-length collections to his credit as well as appearances in nine Reviews including Yale, Antioch, and North American. He is the recipient of many honors and awards including two Pushcart Prizes, one fellowship each from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre (Ireland), six fellowships from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and three Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council. He has given readings at more than fifty universities--among them the University of Athens in Thessaloniki and the Folger Shakespeare Library.