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Myronn Hardy


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Kingdom is a book of poems influenced by six years of living in Morocco, where the book is primarily set. It interrogates notions of subtle, day-to-day changes as well as those promulgated by sweeping social and political movements. It is a book influenced by the natural world and our everyday connections to it and each other. t is a book about witness and longing and alienation as well as the complications with both beginnings and endings. It is a book where ideas live and pass away with both clarity and incomprehensibility.

New Issues Poetry and Prose, 9781936970353, 117pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2015

About the Author

MYRONN HARDY is the author of three previous books of poems: Approaching the Center, winner of the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award, The Headless Saints, winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and Catastrophic Bliss, winner of the Griot-Stadler Prize for Poetry. He has received fellowships from the Anneberg Foundation, Djerassi, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sacatar Foundation, and Fundación Valparaiso. He divides his time between Morocco and New York City.