Holy Moly Carry Me (Paperback)

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An unflinching, open-hearted inquiry that encompasses religion, disaster, resilience, infertility, adoption, parenthood, and what it means to love one's neighbor.

About the Author

Erika Meitner is the author of five books of poems, including Ideal Cities (Harper Perennial, 2010), which was a 2009 National Poetry Series winner, Copia (BOA Editions, 2014), and Holy Moly Carry Me (BOA Editions, 2018). Her poems have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Tin House, The New Republic, Virginia Quarterly Review, Oxford American, Best American Poetry, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. In 2015, she was the US-UK Fulbright Distinguished Scholar in Creative Writing at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen's University Belfast, and she has also received fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Blue Mountain Center, and the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. She is currently an associate professor of English at Virginia Tech, where she directs the MFA and undergraduate programs in Creative Writing.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781942683629
ISBN-10: 1942683626
Publisher: BOA Editions
Publication Date: September 11th, 2018
Pages: 104
Language: English
Series: American Poets Continuum