In this collection, Spires addresses the elemental subjects of life and literature: birth; death; creation; and intimations of immortality.
Published June 17th 1995 by W. W. Norton & Company
(first published May 1st 1992)
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Elizabeth Spires is the author of five collections of poetry as well as several books for children. She has been the recipient a Whiting Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Amy Lowell Travelling Poetry Scholarship, and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1998 she received the Witter Bynner Prize for Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Maryland Aut...moreMore about Elizabeth Spires...