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Next Door to the Dead

Poems (Kentucky Voices)

Kathleen Driskell


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When Kathleen Driskell tells her husband that she's gone to visit the neighbors, she means something different than most. The noted poet-whose last book, Seed across Snow, was twice listed as a national bestseller by the Poetry Foundation-lives in an old country church just outside Louisville, Kentucky. Next door is an old graveyard that she was told had fallen out of use. In this marvelous new collection, this turns out not to be the case as the poet's fascination with the "neighbors" brings th.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813165721, 102pp.

Publication Date: August 14, 2015

About the Author

Kathleen Driskell is associate editor of the Louisville Review and professor of creative writing at Spalding University, where she also helps direct the low-residency MFA in Writing program. She is the author of numerous books and collections, including Laughing Sickness and Seed across Snow.