Local Visitations (“Twain in Atlantic City,” “Charlotte Brönte in Leeds Point,” “Tolstoy in South Jersey,” & “George Eliot in Beach Haven”)

Stephen Dunn’s nineteenth book of poems, Whereas, will be published by W. W. Norton & Co. in February, 2017; the poem in this issue will be part of it. He is the recipient of many awards and honors, including the Pulitzer Prize and the Paterson Prize for Sustained Literary Achievement.