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Beth Ann Fennelly


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“Insouciant, sexy, funny, and dead-on . . . a startlingly empathetic series of concise and slashing poems.”—Booklist

With elegant word play and her usual subversive wit, Beth Ann Fennelly questions our everyday human foibles.

Praise For Unmentionables: Poems

A feast of light and sound.
— Paste

This collection is stunning in its technical range and in its emotional complexity.
— The Southern Register

Dramatic, complex . . . and enthralled with language . . . genuinely outstanding.
— Verse Daily

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393337297, 128pp.

Publication Date: October 26, 2009

About the Author

Beth Ann Fennelly is the author of three poetry collections, Unmentionables, Tender Hooks, and Open House; two memoirs, Heating & Cooling and Great with Child; and a novel, The Tilted World, coauthored with her husband, Tom Franklin. She teaches at the University of Mississippi, and is also the state’s Poet Laureate. She lives in Oxford, Mississippi.