Welcome to Sonnetville, New Jersey

Welcome to Sonnetville, New Jersey

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Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize-winning poet and nationally recognized literary critic Craig Morgan Teicher's Welcome to Sonnetville, New Jersey is a poetry collection about entering middle age, raising a young family, sustaining a marriage, and taking care of a severely disabled child. Built around two sequences of sonnets, and interrupted by two sets of lyric poems, a set of prose poems, and a long poem about death, the book narrates a family's move to the suburbs and their coming to terms with the ghosts of the past and with hard-to-hold hopes for the future.

Author: Craig Morgan Teicher
Publisher: BOA Editions
Published: 04/06/2021
Pages: 106
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.00w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781950774258

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 02/15/2021
Library Journal 07/01/2021 pg. 76

About the Author
Craig Morgan Teicher is the author of three previous books of poems: The Trembling Answers (BOA, 2017), which won the 2015 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets; To Keep Love Blurry (BOA, 2012); and Brenda Is in the Room and Other Poems, (CLP, 2007), winner of the Colorado Prize for Poetry. He also wrote Cradle Book: Stories and Fables (BOA, 2010) and the chapbook Ambivalence and Other Conundrums (Omnidawn, 2014). His first collection of essays, We Begin in Gladness: How Poets Progress, was published by Graywolf in November 2018.