World of Made and Unmade

Longlist, National Book Awards 2016 for Poetry

World of Made and Unmade, by Jane Mead book cover
ISBN 9781938584329
Alice James Books
Jane Mead author photo, credit Joanna Eldredge Morrissey
Jane Mead

Jane Mead is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently World of Made And Unmade (Alice James). She’s the recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, and a Lannan Foundation Completion Grant. More about this author >

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Jane Mead’s fifth collection candidly and openly explores the long process that is death. These resonant poems discover what it means to live, die, and come home again. We’re drawn in by sorrow and grief, but also the joys of celebrating a long life and how simple it is to find laughter and light in the quietest and darkest of moments.