Marilyn Nelson

Finalist, 2001 National Book Awards
Finalist, National Book Awards 1997

Marilyn Nelson is the author of numerous books, including The Cachoeira Tales and Other Poems, The Fields of Praise, and Magnificat.
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Carver: A Life in Poems

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ISBN 9781886910539 Front Street, Incorporated

This collection of poems by award-winning poet Marilyn Nelson provides a compelling and revealing portrait of Carver’s complex, richly interior, profoundly devout life. More about this book >

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The Fields of Praise: New and Selected Poems

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ISBN 9780807121740 Louisiana State University Press
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Marilyn Nelson

Marilyn Nelson is the author of numerous books, including The Cachoeira Tales and Other Poems, The Fields of Praise, and Magnificat. Her honors include three National Book Award Finalist medals, the Frost Medal, the Poets’ Prize, and the Boston Globe/Hornbook Award. Nelson is an emeritus professor at the University of Connecticut, the former poet laureate of Connecticut, and founder and director of Soul Mountain Retreat.

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