Sherod Santos

Longlist, 2017 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1999 National Book Awards

Sherod Santos is the author of seven books of poetry. A National Book Award Finalist, he received an Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Chicago, where he works in an outreach program for the homeless.
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Square Inch Hours

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ISBN 9780393254983 W. W. Norton & Company

In the manner of a poetic meditation, Square Inch Hours draws on elements from fiction, memoir, daybook, and reverie, piecing together moments that follow in the aftermath of a breakdown. More about this book >

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The Pilot Star Elegies

The Pilot Star Elegies by sherod santos
ISBN 9780393320497 W. W. Norton & Co

The centerpiece of this collection, "Elegy for My Sister," is a sequence of poems on the suicide of the poet's sister in which he gathers, piece by piece, the scattered fragments of his sister's life. More about this book >

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Sherod Santos

Sherod Santos is the author of seven books of poetry. A National Book Award Finalist, he received an Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Chicago, where he works in an outreach program for the homeless.

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