A Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award for Poetry, this collection shows the reader both the closeness of the enemy and the poet's inherent courage, inventiveness and joy. Each poem is an act of victory as they find their way through the repessive forces to speak with both beauty and truth.
A U.S. Poet Laureate supplies tools, insights and instructions for the aspiring poet. Reprint. 170 pp.
By providing examples of classic magazine articles by professional writers, all of whom are graduates of the Missouri School of Journalism, this book fulfills the need for more sophisticated, thought-provoking essays that will resonate with both the general reader and students. 348 pp.