Poetry Books by Joyce Sutphen

Joyce Sutphen Books, Joyce Sutphen poetry book The Green House Authors: Joyce Sutphen
Publisher: Salmon Publishing Limited
Published Date: 2017-04-28
Categories: Poetry
Joyce Sutphen grew up on a farm in Stearns County, Minnesota. Her first collection of poems, Straight Out of View, won the Barnard New Women Poets Prize; Coming Back to the Body was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award, and Naming the Stars won a Minnesota Book Award in Poetry. She is one of the co-editors of To Sing Along the Way, an award winning anthology of Minnesota women poets. She is the second Minnesota Poet Laureate, succeeding Robert Bly, and she teaches literature and creative writing at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.

Joyce Sutphen Books, Joyce Sutphen poetry book First Words Authors: Joyce Sutphen
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Published Date: 2010-01-01
Categories: Poetry
Poetry. Joyce Sutphen grew up on a working dairy farm, and her poems recover this lost world, with all its beauty and order. This collection traces a shift in the rural landscape from horses to tractors, from haystacks to hay bales---and watches as time ages and changes the people who make up the story. FIRST WORDS is both elegy and celebration---ultimately its center is family, then and now.



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