Confluenze: Poesie Scelte

Elliot Edizioni, 199 pages (Rome, 2021) ____________ DESCRIPTION A bilingual edition of the selected poems of Geoffrey Brock, edited by Paolo Febbraro and translated into Italian by Febbraro, Damiano Abeni, and Moira Egan. See book at the Elliot Edizioni site ____________ JACKET COPY Un mattino Il bimbo è del tutto sveglio: salta su nel nostro […] Read more ...

Voices Bright Flags: Poems

Winner, Anthony Hecht Prize Named a TLS “Book of the Year” ____________ JACKET COPY Voices Bright Flags is a series of experiments in what is sometimes called public poetry, with the poet’s country, America, and his relation to it, as the main theme. The poems approach America from a range of perspectives—political, historical, and personal—and […] Read more ...

Weighing Light: Poems

Winner, New Criterion Poetry Prize ____________ JACKET COPY The fifth winner of the annual New Criterion Poetry Prize is Geoffrey Brock’s Weighing Light. From the glinting scales in a painting by Vermeer to the white lines that disappear beneath a headlight’s beam, Mr. Brock’s poems measure out the often elusive weights and distances of the known […] Read more ...