Crush (Yale Series of Younger Poets) (Paperback)

By Richard Siken, Louise Gluck (Foreword by)

Yale University Press, 9780300246308, 80pp.

Publication Date: October 22, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/11/2005)
Hardcover (3/1/2005)

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This collection about obsession and love is the 99th volume of the Yale Series of Younger Poets
Richard Siken’s Crush, selected as the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize, is a powerful collection of poems driven by obsession and love. Siken writes with ferocity, and his reader hurtles unstoppably with him. His poetry is confessional, gay, savage, and charged with violent eroticism. In the world of American poetry, Siken’s voice is striking.

About the Author

Richard Siken is cofounder and editor of the literary magazine spork. He received two Arizona Commission on the Arts grants, two Lannan Residency Fellowships, and a Literature Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts.