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Hat on a Pond

Dara Wier


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Dara Wier's poems call to mind the philosophical comedy of Wallace Stevens and Wislawa Szymborska . . . and] draw a reader away from a recognizable world into one in which women waltz with bears, houseflies chat with colonels, and the absence of sound makes a material presence.--Harvard Review

Wave Books, 9780970367266, 128pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2004

About the Author

Dara Wier is the author of numerous collections of poetry, most recently Remnants of Hannah (Wave Books, 2006) and Reverse Rapture (Verse Press, 2005). She is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including from the Guggenheim Foundation and the NEA. She lives in Massachusetts, where she teaches and directs the MFA writing program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.