Brendan Galvin

Finalist, 2005 National Book Awards

Brendan Galvin is the author of thirteen previous poetry books, including Place Keepers (2003) and The Strength of a Named Thing (1999). His work has also appeared in over 400 journals, textbooks, and anthologies, including The New Yorker, Poetry, New Republic and Atlantic Monthly. Among his many honors are the Folger Shakespeare Library’s O. B. Hardison, Jr., Poetry Prize, the Sotheby Prize of the Arvon Foundation, and the International Poetry Forum’s Charity Randall Citation.
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Habitat: New and Selected Poems, 1965-2005

Habitat: New and Selected Poems 1965 - 2005 by Brendan Galvin book cover
ISBN 9780807130476 Louisiana State University Press

Habitat offers an opportunity to trace a remarkable poetic career. In their richly various shapes, colors, textures, and strategies, Galvin’s poems bear witness to matters both joyful and intractable. More about this book >

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Brendan Galvin

Brendan Galvin is the author of thirteen previous poetry books, including Place Keepers (2003) and The Strength of a Named Thing (1999). His work has also appeared in over 400 journals, textbooks, and anthologies, including The New Yorker, Poetry, New Republic and Atlantic Monthly. Among his many honors are the Folger Shakespeare Library’s O. B. Hardison, Jr., Poetry Prize, the Sotheby Prize of the Arvon Foundation, and the International Poetry Forum’s Charity Randall Citation.

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