Company (Four Way Books Levis Prize in Poetry)
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Ross’s poems are at once earthy and delicate and view their subjects through a perceptive, picaresque lens.
Praise For Company (Four Way Books Levis Prize in Poetry)…
“. . . . Ross pitches nothing less than a stubborn belief in tenderness and in the patience both to look everywhere for it and to trustingly wait for it (‘I would learn rare // and love and want and wait. / I had to start at the beginning.’) This is a debut both tough and tender, the poems of a man who’s been made to look away from the world plenty, and has found a way to look steadily back.” —Carl Phillips, judge of the Four Way Books Levis Prize in Poetry
Four Way Books, 9781945588334, 112pp.
Publication Date: February 15, 2019
About the Author
The author of Company(Four Way Books 2019), winner of the Four Way Books Levis Prize in Poetry, selected by Carl Phillips, Sam Ross was born in Indiana and lives in New York City. He received his MFA from Columbia University, where he was a Graduate Teaching Fellow, and has received support from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.