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Wake Wake Wake

4.20  ·  Rating Details  ·  10 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
This collection of poetry by award-winning poet Valerie Nieman is praised by National Book Award finalist Sarah Lindsay, who says, "Valerie Nieman writes poems with long tap roots, and poems with sharp beaks that strike swiftly. They cast off from the known, or fix the familiar with a clear gaze, and unmoor the reader either way. For a nameless hunger and restlessness, her ...more
Paperback, 100 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Press 53
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Larry Smith
Apr 19, 2011 Larry Smith rated it really liked it
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Nicely done poems, most set in West Virginia. Valerie Nieman has this deeply human voice, relective and open...just what I want in a poem.
Aug 22, 2007 Sheryl rated it it was amazing
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I guess I shouldn't rate all our books 5 stars. I may appear insincere, like I'm only peddling our wares. Okay, fine. You read it. I'll leave it to you. 5 stars, I'm telling you.
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A very talented poet whose imagery captures.
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My second poetry collection, Hotel Worthy, debuts in March from Press 53, which also published my collection Wake Wake Wake.
My first novel, Neena Gathering, returned to life after 25 years out of print, brought back as a classic in the post-apocalyptic genre thanks to the folks at Permuted Press.
Blood Clay, my third novel, is story about the search for home in the New South. It won the Eric Hof
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