Woman Reading to the Sea

Woman Reading to the Sea

By Lisa Williams

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393337778, 128pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2009

"Poems of arresting intelligence, precision, and beauty. . . . Lisa Williams takes us into eerily imagined worlds the interior of a jellyfish, and the interior of a glacier. . . . This slender volume constitutes a journey. Joyce Carol Oates, Barnard Women Poets Prize citation.

About the Author
Lisa Williams is the author of one previous volume, The Hammered Dulcimer. Her poetry has appeared in The New Republic, Poetry, and New England Review. She teaches at Centre College and lives in Danville, Kentucky.