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Published by Peepal Tree in Leeds .
Written in English


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Other titlesNew and selected poems, 1994-2002
StatementKwame Dawes
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17093303M
ISBN 101900715708

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In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to 4/5(1). —Kwame Dawes, author of Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected Poems If illness is a country inhospitable to guests, then Carrie Shipers’s second poetry collection, Cause for Concern, is our guidebook, preparing us for what we will find in the waiting room, by the bedside, in the bathroom, or on the skin when the gauze is lifted. Kwame Dawes was born in Ghana in to Sophia and Neville Dawes, and in the family moved to Kingston, Jamaica, when Neville Dawes became deputy director of the Institute of Jamaica. Growing up in Jamaica, Kwame Dawes attended Jamaica College and the University of the West Indies at Mona, where he received a BA degree in He studied and taught in New Brunswick, Canada, on a Born: 28 July (age 57), Ghana. Paul Muldoon (born 20 June ) is an Irish poet. He has published over thirty collections and won a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the T. S. Eliot happyplacekidsgym.com held the post of Oxford Professor of Poetry from to At Princeton University he is both the Howard G. B. Clark '21 Professor in the Humanities and Founding Chair of the Lewis Center for the Arts.

Jan 08,  · Kwame Dawes, Emmy-winning poet and founding editor of Africa Poetry Book Fund, has been named a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. The honourary position has been held in the past by such distinguished names as W.H. Auden, John Ashberry, Elizabeth Bishop, Lucille Clifton, Yusef Komunyakaa, Adrienne Rich, and Mark Strand. KWAME DAWES Bibliography Works by Dawes Poetry Collections - Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected happyplacekidsgym.com Canyon Press. - Wheels. Peepal Tree Press (UK). Kwame Dawes was born in Ghana, but grew up in Jamaica, and this move is strongly evident in both his poetry and non-fictional work, which is profoundly influenced by Place Of Birth: Ghana. Muldoon’s poems have been collected into three books, Selected Poems (), New Selected Poems: (), and Poems (). In September he was hired as poetry editor of The New Yorker and is president of the British Poetry Society (UK). Most of Muldoon's collections contain shorter poems with an inclusion of.