Item description for Broken Hallelujahs (American Poets Continuum) by Sean Thomas Dougherty...
Fusing street scenes (from Budapest to New York City) with family history (African American and Jewish), Sean Thomas Dougherty uses both traditional and experimental forms to explore issues of identity and family. Deeply rooted in music and performance, Dougherty's poetry resists easy categorization, revealing the complexity of our lives and times.
Sean Thomas Dougherty lives in Erie, Pennsylvania, where he teaches in the BFA program for creative writing at Penn State Erie. He is a nationally renowned performance poet and author of nine previous poetry collections. He was a finalist for the 2005 Paterson Poetry Prize and winner of the 2000 Pinyon Press Poetry Prize.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2007
Publisher BOA Editions Ltd.
ISBN 1929918925 ISBN13 9781929918928
Availability 0 units.
More About Sean Thomas Dougherty
Sean Thomas Dougherty is the author or editor of eleven books including Sasha Sings the Laundry on the Line (BOA Editions, 2010), Broken Hallelujahs (2007 BOA Editions), the novella THE BLUE CITY (2008 Marick Press), and the poetry collection NIGHTSHIFT BELONGING TO LORCA (Mammoth Books, 2004). A former high school dropout and factory worker, he is the Assistant Director for Creative Writing at Penn State Erie.