Maine Literary Awards, winner, poetry
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With an astonishing and enjoyable range of references from antiquity to recent nostalgia and current popular culture, Barter's poems reflect on such varied themes as friendship, love, mortality, war and the Middle East, the environment, and life as a single man.
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Excellent reading for those who value meditative, beautiful storytelling. —Barbara Hoffert, Library Journal (starred review) Ramspeck's debut collection abounds with flawed families, tense confirmations, and unlikely mo...
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