Time Is a Toy

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Time Is a Toy

The Selected Poems of Michael Benedikt

By John Gallaher (Editor); Laura Boss (Editor)

University of Akron Press, Paperback, 9781937378790, 225pp.

Publication Date: April 18, 2014

About the Author
Laura Boss, a national award-winning poet, was a first prize winner in Poetry Society of America's Gordon Barber Poetry Contest. Founder and Editor of "Lips" poetry magazine, she was the sole representative of the USA in 1987 at the XXVI Annual International Struga Poetry Readings in Yugoslavia. Her awards for her own poetry include an American Literary Translators Award, and Fellowships in Creative Writing (Poetry) from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State in 1986, 1992, and 1999. Her books of poetry include "Stripping" (1982), the award-winning "On the Edge of the Hudson" (1986), and "Reports From the Front" (1995. Her most recent book is "Arms: New and Selected Work" (1999). Her poetry has appeared in the "New York Times" and in the anthology "The Poets of New Jersey: From Colonial to Contemporary "(Jersey Shore Publications). She has been a featured reader at the United Nations, Princeton University, the New York Public Library, and numerous other poetry venues and universities in this country and Europe.