Shadow of Heaven

Finalist, National Book Awards 2002 for Poetry

ISBN 9780393041477
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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Following her Stringent and much-acclaimed Kyrie, finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, Ellen Bryant Voigt now examines more intimately the ordeals and exaltations of everyday life. Nature, both fierce and benign, infuses this collection, furthering “an art at once ravishing and stern and deeply human” (American Academy of Arts and Letters).

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