The Orchard

The Orchard

By Brigit Pegeen Kelly

BOA Editions, Paperback, 9781929918485, 79pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2004


An ambitious new collection by the Yale Younger Poets Prize and Lamont Poetry Award winner.

About the Author
Brigit Pegeen Kelly teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She also teaches at numerous writers' conferences in the United States and Ireland. Her poetry collections are Song (BOA Editions), the 1994 Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets and a Finalist for the 1995 Los Angeles Times Book Award, and To the Place of Trumpets, selected by James Merrill for the 1987 Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize. She is a recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award and the Witter Bynner Prize for Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.