Brand New Spacesuit (American Poets Continuum #179) (Paperback)

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This is book number 179 in the American Poets Continuum series.

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In Brand New Spacesuit, John Gallaher writes with honesty, humor, and tenderness about what fades and what remains. These poems offer snapshots of the poet's memories of his adoption and childhood, his father's heart attacks, his mother's progressing Alzheimer's disease and stroke, raising his own children, and his reflections on the complex mysteries of the universe within everyday moments. With exquisite attention to detail, Gallaher captures the losses, anxieties, and possibilities that come with caring for one another.

About the Author


John Gallaher's most recent poetry collection, In A Landscape was published by BOA Editions in 2014. He is also the author, together with G.C. Waldrep, of Your Father on the Train of Ghosts (BOA, 2011), which was written in collaboration almost completely through email. His poetry collection, The Little Book of Guesses (Four Way Books, 2007), was the recipient of the Levis Poetry Prize. Gallaher is currently the co-editor of The Laurel Review and The Akron Series in Contemporary Poetics, and is an assistant professor of English at Northwest Missouri State. He lives in Maryville, MO.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781950774036
ISBN-10: 1950774031
Publisher: BOA Editions
Publication Date: April 21st, 2020
Pages: 104
Language: English
Series: American Poets Continuum