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Clemency
Colette Inez



Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series

Carnegie Mellon
1998 • 96 pp. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"
Poetry / Poetry - American

$15.95 Paperback, 978-0-88748-270-0



A collection of poetry by Colette Inez.

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Reviews / Endorsements



“She uses honest ink, writes syllable by syllable, and makes almost every poem a finished work that stands apart from its background. With skill and love, she takes them farther than most poets can without taking them beyond control or usefullness.”—Henry Taylor

“Inez’s work can be characterized as lively, literate, passionate and learned . . . every poem becomes a kind of mirror in which she contemplates the mysteries of her ‘demon mask.’”—Library Journal

“Her curiosity is insatiable, her intuition is vibrant and somehow right. It is a joy to observe her vivid language at work.”—Robert McDowell, Hudson Review



COLETTE INEZ is the author of eight books of poetry and has been widely published and anthologized. Among many other honors she has received fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations, two awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Pushcart Prize and a Reedy Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America. Currently an associate professor on the faculty of Columbia University’s Writing Program, she has also taught at Ohio and Bucknell Universities, The New School, Hunter College, Kalamazoo College and Denison University.



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