Chosen by Charles Simic as Winner of the 1999 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry
FROM WHERE WE STAND: RECOVERING A SENSE OF PLACE
An exploration of the meaning of place, set in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, written in a mosaic of personal anecdotes, historical sketches, and lyrical meditations.
THE ISLAND OF THE WHITE COW
A memoir of the five years the author lived on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland in the 1970's.
THE POET'S NOTEBOOK
Excerpts from the Notebooks of Contemporary American Poets
Essay: Memory's Landscapes: An Autumn in Eastern Europe (from Tikkun)
A meditation on history, place, and identity
Essay: American Waterfalls (from Orion)
An Introduction to Photographs by John Pfahl
Essay: The Where of Writing: Hemingway's Sense of Place (from The Southern Review)
How sense of place affects our writing
SENECA REVIEW publishes poetry, lyric essays, and translations from around the world. The magazine has been edited since 1982 by Deborah Tall. Since 1997, John D'Agata has been associate editor for lyric essays.
Created by The Authors Guild
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