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Anne Stevenson

Selected Poems: (American Poets Project #26)

Anne Stevenson, Andrew Motion (Editor)


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On October 3rd, 2007 Anne Stevenson was named the second recipient of the Poetry Foundation's Neglected Masters Award. The award brings renewed critical attention to the life's work of a significant but under-recognized American poet. The Library of America is proud to publish Anne Stevenson: Selected Poems, edited by English Poet Laureate Andrew Motion, in conjunction with the award. Stevenson was born in England of American parents in 1933, grew up and received her schooling in New England and in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and has spent most of her adult life in England. This is the first American edition of her work in more than a generation.

About the American Poets Project
Elegantly designed in compact editions, printed on acid-free paper, and textually authoritative, the American Poets Project makes available the full range of the American poetic accomplishment, selected and introduced by today’s most discerning poets and critics.

Library of America, 9781598530193, 220pp.

Publication Date: April 17, 2008

About the Author

Andrew Motion, volume editor, is Professor Creative Writing at Royal Holloway College and served as England’s Poet Laureate from 1999 to 2009.