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St. Francis and the Flies

Brian Swann


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Winner of the 2015 Autumn House Press Poetry Contest, selected by Dorianne Laux. St. Francis and the Flies is the 11th poetry collection of noted translator, Brian Swann. These stunning poems engage with the natural world unlike any other poet of our time. Rich with history, Swann's poem are both complex and delicate.

Autumn House Press, 9781938769122, 88pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2016

About the Author

BRIAN SWANN has published many books: poetry in translation, children's books, fiction, poetry, as well as editing volumes on Native American literature, the latest of which is Sky Loom: Native American Myth, Story, Song. His most recent of eleven poetry collections is In Late Light. He teaches at The Cooper Union in New York City.