Vertigo (National Poetry Series Books) (Paperback)

By Martha Ronk

Coffee House Press, 9781566892056, 71pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2007

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A National Poetry Series winner, chosen by C.D. Wright.

This visionary seventh collection by the PEN USA Award-winning poet pivots around uncertainties, mysteries, and the unexpected to find the language of the mind's theater. Melancholy and playful, analytic and lyrical, Vertigo immerses the reader in a dense realm of memory and multiple perspectives, repositioning our relations to daily life, the past, and the future.

About the Author

Ronk, who teaches Renaissance literature and creative writing at Occidental College in Los Angeles, is the author of seven books of poetry including In a Landscape of Having to Repeat, winner of the PEN USA Poetry Award. Poems from Vertigo, a National Poetry Series winning collection selected by CD Wright, have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, and elsewhere.