Item description for Contents of A Minute: Poems (Quarternote Chapbook Series) by Josephine Jacobsen...
Josephine Jacobsen left behind a legacy of almost a dozen books and several considerable honors, including a position as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (19711973), the 1988 Lenore Marshall Award, the 1993 Shelley Memorial Award, and the Poetry Society of America's highest honor-the Robert Frost Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry-in 1997.
Contents of a Minute is a treasure of recently discovered and previously unpublished poetry. Written with the spare eloquence and freedom of mind which Jacobsen was so well-known for, this collection of poems pays tribute to a woman ahead of her time.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.7" Width: 5.8" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2008
Publisher Sarabande Books
ISBN 193251158X ISBN13 9781932511581
Availability 0 units.
More About Josephine Jacobsen
Josephine Jacobsen has written seven books of poetry, two works of criticism, and three collections of short fiction. From 1971 to 1973 she served two terms as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, a post recently retitled National Poet Laureate. Her many awards include a 1994 Academy of the Arts citation; the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; a fellowship from the Academy of American Poets for service to poetry; and the selection of On the Island: Short Stories as one of the five nominees for the PEN-Faulkner fiction award. Other honors include a recent award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and eight inclusions of her storiesin the O. Henry Prize Stories.