Fanny Howe

Finalist, 2014 National Book Awards

Fanny Howe is the author of more than twenty books of poetry and prose, including most recently Come and See, The Lyrics, and The Winter Sun: Notes on a Vocation. In 2009, she received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize from the Poetry Foundation for lifetime achievement. She is also the recipient of the Gold Medal for Poetry from the Commonwealth Club of California. In addition, her Selected Poems received the 2001 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for the Most Outstanding Book of Poetry Published in 2000 from the Academy of American Poets. Her collection On the Ground was a finalist for the Griffin International Poetry Prize. She lives in New England.
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Second Childhood

Second Childhood by Fanny Howe
ISBN 9781555976828 Graywolf Press

Fanny Howe’s poetry is known for its lyricism, fragmentation, experimentation, religious engagement, and commitment to social justice. In Second Childhood, the observing poet is an impersonal figure who accompanies Howe in her encounters with chance and mystery. More about this book >

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Franny Howe reads from Second Childhood at 2014 NBA Finalists Reading

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Fanny Howe

Fanny Howe is the author of more than twenty books of poetry and prose, including most recently Come and SeeThe Lyrics, and The Winter Sun: Notes on a Vocation. In 2009, she received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize from the Poetry Foundation for lifetime achievement. She is also the recipient of the Gold Medal for Poetry from the Commonwealth Club of California. In addition, her Selected Poems received the 2001 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for the Most Outstanding Book of Poetry Published in 2000 from the Academy of American Poets. Her collection On the Ground was a finalist for the Griffin International Poetry Prize. She lives in New England.

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