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Deadbeat (Stahlecker Selections)
Jay Baron Nicorvo's debut poetry collection revolves around a central character, called Deadbeat a descendant of John Berryman's Mr. Bones, Marvin Bell's Dead Man and Ted Hughes's Crow, to name an irrepressible few. The poems weave together a domestic narrative as Deadbeat himself muddles through courtship, marriage, divorce, estrangement and, of course, fatherhood. An eff ...more
Paperback, 92 pages
Published October 12th 2012 by Four Way Books
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JAY BARON NICORVO is the author of a novel, The Standard Grand (St. Martin's Press), picked for IndieBound's Indie Next List, Library Journal's Spring 2017 Debut Novels Great First Acts, and named "New and Noteworthy" by Poets & Writers. He's published a poetry collection, Deadbeat (Four Way Books, 2012). His essays have appeared in Salon, Poets & Writers, The Iowa Review, and The Believer ...more