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Depth of Field
William Heyen



Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary Series: Poetry

Carnegie Mellon
2005 • 64 pp. 5 1/2 x 9 1/4"
Poetry / Poetry - American

$16.95 Paperback, 978-0-88748-437-7



A reissuing of Depth of Field, the debut collection of poems by William Heyen.

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Reviews / Endorsements



"Depth of Field is . . . a brilliant first volume with a broad, coherent, and deeply moving design. . . . Suffice it to say that its author seems destined to be an important poet."—John Irwin, Poetry

"William Heyen is a remarkable poet. He writes with the wild, radiant, audacity of the visionary; yet his eye and ear are sharp, unsparing."
—Joyce Carol Oates



WILIAM HEYEN was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1940. A former Senior Fulbright Lecturer in American Literature in Germany, and recipient of Guggenheim, National Endowment for the Arts, American Academy & Institute of Arts & Letters awards, he has published more than twenty books including Long Island Light (1979), Erika: Poems of the Holocaust (1984), Crazy Horse in Stillness (1996), Shoah Train (2003), and The Rope (2003). He edited September 11, 2001: American Writers Respond. He is Professor of English/Poet in Residence Emeritus at SUNY Brockport.



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