Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006

Finalist, National Book Awards 2007 for Poetry

Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006 by Ellen Bryant Voigt book cover, 2007
ISBN 9780393331448
W. W. Norton & Company
Ellen Bryant Voigt author photo, credit: Nancy Crampton
Ellen Bryant Voigt

Ellen Bryant Voigt grew up in Chatham, Virginia, and has lived in Vermont since 1969. She has published seven volumes of poetry, including Kyrie, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Shadow of Heaven, a Finalist for the National Book Award. More about this author >

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This collection arranges poems from the author’s six highly praised books alongside a group of astonishing new pieces.