The National Poetry Series: 1980 and 1981 (on Leaving Taos by Robert Peterson; Gumbo by George Barlow; In Winter by Michael Ryan; The Dollmaker’s Ghost by Larry Levis; & So This Is The Map by Reg Saner)

The Universe Is Too Big to Love

Stephen Dunn is the author of numerous books of poetry and prose. His Degrees of Fidelity: Essays on Poetry and the Latitudes of the Personal,  is due out from Tiger Bark Press in October 2018, and a new collection of poems, Pagan Virtues, is scheduled to be published by W. W. Norton in 2019. He has been the recipient of many awards, including the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Different Hours, and he has had fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations. Dunn lives in Frostburg, Maryland, with his wife, the writer Barbara Hurd.

Happy Ending


This Poem is for Margaret

Making the Most of a Mess

Our Tree of Opposites

The Night: Ensenada

Along the Avenue of Dead Gestures