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Coming to Rest: Poems
"There is about [Byer's] lines something of the art of the woodcut, a starkness made the more powerful by modesty of presentation, a certain wintriness of aspect that cloaks a smoldering sensibility. This is a mode, we might think, that she does not choose but is chosen by." -Fred Chappell, Shenandoah Taking as her touchstone poet Seamus Heaney's verse "We come back emptie ...more
Paperback, 63 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Louisiana State University Press
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Kathryn Stripling Byer was raised on a farm in Southwest Georgia, where the material for much of her first poetry originated. She graduated from Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia, with a degree in English literature, and afterward, received her MFA degree from UNC-Greensboro, where she studied with Fred Chappell and Robert Watson, as well as forming enduring friendships with James Applewhite and Gi ...moreMore about Kathryn Stripling Byer...