A reissuing of Snow on Snow, poetry by Maura Stanton.
About the Author
MAURA STANTON’s Snow on Snow won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award in 1975. Her second book, Cries of Swimmers, was published by the University of Utah Press in 1984 and reissued by Carnegie Mellon in 1991. Tales of the Supernatural was published by David R. Godine in 1988. Her novel, Molly Companion, was set in South America, and reprinted in Spanish as Rio Abajo. Her book of stories about growing up in the Midwest appeared from Milkweed Editions in 1988. Maura Stanton’s poems have appeared in many magazines including The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Atlantic, Crazyhorse, and Ploughshares. She teaches in the M.F.A. Program at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments Perspectives • Mykonos • The Sled • A Voice for the Sirens • Dreaming of Shells • Widows • The All-Night Waitress • In Ignorant Cadence • Barnyard • Unwell • Judith Recalls Holofernes • Proteus’s Tale • The Snow House • Short Story • In the House of the Brain • Poem • The Invention of Mortality A Few Picnics in Illinois • Elegy for Snow • Letter to Kafka • Job’s New Children • Ophelia • North • Grandfather • Caring for the Generals • The Conjurer • Elegy for the Whole Ward • The Boy Next Door: A Pastoral • The Fisherman’s Wife • The Goosegirl • Going Back • The Stutterer • Lovers Leaving My Bed • The Dreams • Autobiography Extracts from the Journal of Elisa Lynch