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All Purpose Magical Tent

Lytton Smith, Terrance Hayes (Foreword by)

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Description

Poetry. Winner of the 2007 Nightboat Poetry Prize chosen by Terrance Hayes. Lytton Smith was born in Galleywood, England, and lives in NYC. His work has appeared in American Letters & Commentary, The Atlantic, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, and Verse. A chapbook, Monster Theory, was published by the Poetry Society of America in 2008, selected by Kevin Young. He helps run Blind Tiger Poets, an organization to promote contemporary poetry, and Mystery Bench Press. He received an MFA from Columbia University. Lytton is named for Edward Bulwer-Lytton, the Victorian novelist who first coined the novel opening, "It was a dark and stormy night.

Nightboat Books, 9780976718505, 68pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009



About the Author

LYTTON SMITH was born in Galleywood, England, and lives in NYC. His work has appeared in American Letters & Commentary, The Atlantic, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, and Verse. A chapbook, Monster Theory, was published by the Poetry Society of America in 2008, selected by Kevin Young. He helps run Blind Tiger Poets, an organization to promote contemporary poetry, and Mystery Bench Press. He received an MFA from Columbia University. He is pursuing a PhD in English at Columbia University. Lytton is named for Edward Bulwer-Lytton, the Victorian novelist who first coined the novel opening, It was a dark and stormy night.