A Scherzo for Sadness

Lynn Powell is the author of two books of poetry as well as a book of nonfiction, Framing Innocence: A Mother’s Photographs, A Prosecutor’s Zeal, and A Small Town’s Response (The New Press, 2010), which won the Studs and Ida Terkel Award. The recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Ohio Arts Council, Powell has lived in Ohio since 1990 and currently teaches at Oberlin College.