By Lia Purpura
(Sarabande Books, Paperback, 9781932511390, 224pp.)
Publication Date: August 2006
Purpura's beautifully wrought second collection of lyric essays, addressing the ethics and aesthetics of seeing.
Purpura's Increase won the 2000 AWP Creative Nonfiction Award. Stone Sky Lifting: Poems, won the 2000 Ohio State/The Journal Award. Also the author of The Brighter the Veil (the Towson University Prize in Literature), and Poems of Grzegorz Musial, translated on a Fulbright in Poland, Purpura teaches at Loyola in Baltimore and at the Rainier Writing Workshop in Tacoma.