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Guests of Space

Anselm Hollo


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Anselm Hollo hangs his poetic hat upon the sonnet, graciously inviting us into his conversation with poets and thinkers, both here and gone, on subjects that range from environmentalism to the WTO protests, from wars waged in Kosovo and Iraq to questions of creativity and mortality.

With trademark wit, acumen, and charm, Hollo's contribution to this multigenerational, international choir is one of the most important and enjoyable in contemporary letters.

Andrei Codrescu has said he awaits Hollo's new poems "with more eagerness than those of any other living poet," and Library Journal urges us not to "miss anything at all by this strong poet."

Coffee House Press, 9781566891929, 83pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2007

About the Author

Anselm Hollo is the author of more than forty books and an award-winning translator. Born in Helsinki, Finland, Hollo has lived in the United States for thirty-seven years and now teaches at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. His most recent collection of poems, Notes on the Possibilities and Attractions of Existence, received the San Francisco Poetry Center Award.