What Goes on

What Goes on

Selected & New Poems 1995-2009

By Stephen Dunn

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393338553, 203pp.

Publication Date: July 5, 2010

Description
What Goes On displays the evolving style and sensibility of a major award-winning poet, and a traceable growth that has blossomed into a provocative confrontation with questions of consciousness and existence. Stephen Dunn's poems probe life's big questions without ever losing sight of the significance of the mundane.


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.