Lines of Defense

Lines of Defense Cover

Lines of Defense

By Stephen Dunn

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393240818, 95pp.

Publication Date: January 6, 2014

Description

From Before We Leave:

Where are we going? It's not an issue of here or there And if you ever feel you can take another step, imagin how you might feel to arrive if not wiser, a little more awar how to inhabit the middle groun between misery and joy.



About the Author
Stephen Dunn is the author of seventeen poetry collections, including What Goes On: New and Selected Poems 1995 2009 and, most recently, Here and Now. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his collection Different Hours. He has also been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and has received an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. A Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Richard Stockton College, he lives in Frostburg, Maryland, with his wife, the writer Barbara Hurd.


NPR
Sunday, Dec 7, 2014

Weekend Edition is picking its favorite interviews of 2014. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to editor Barrie Hardymon about her selection � an interview with poet Stephen Dunn. More at NPR.org

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NPR
Sunday, Jan 19, 2014

Stephen Dunn's 17th collection of poetry, Lines of Defense, includes several works meditating on the death of his brother. Dunn, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, often features everyday details in his work � because, as he tells NPR's Rachel Martin, "we live with the little things much more than the large things." More at NPR.org

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