Words for My Daughter (National Poetry) (Paperback)

By John Balaban

Copper Canyon Press, 9781556590375, 80pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1991

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A National Poetry Series title, selected by W.S. Merwin. "These stunning and courageous poems haunt us with their compassion. Balaban is the master of juxtapositions. As the landscape of a ravaged Vietnam melts into the American Southwest we are reminded that there are no national boundaries to the human spirit."--Maxine Kumin.

About the Author

John Balaban is the author of a dozen books of poetry, prose, and Vietnamese translations whose prizes include the Lamont Award, the William Carlos Williams Award, and two National Book Award nominations. His work has been featured on NPR's "Fresh Air," New York Times, and Utne Reader. He teaches at North Carolina State University.