Shopping Cart Link


Sheep Meadow Press







Sign up for our newsletter







Bookmark and Share
Cart
Cart link
Paperback add to cart


For Educators
View cart
Cover image Click for larger image

Saint Torch
Emily Fragos

Publication date: November 7, 2017



Sheep Meadow
2017 • 76 pp. 6 x 9"
Poetry / Poetry - Women Authors / Poetry - American

$21.95 Paperback, 978-1-937679-76-7



Torch for everybody

“Emily Fragos’s poems are mysterious. Her songs make me confess to myself. In her poems, you find the God’s honest truth like wildflowers. Her poems are ferocious and saintly (you must remember, one saint, Saint Julian, murdered his mother and father, not a problem with Emily). She is somehow self-born, which is my way of saying her poems are unique, singular, necessary—wonder-full poems, very good dogs.” —Stanley Moss

“Emily Fragos is a thin-skinned, tough-minded poet of this world. Her sensual sensibility is unrestrained by conventional perceptual grids. Her poems take us by surprise. . . . Fragos’s trust in language is fruitful, justified. No word she writes is an advertisement for herself. We are enlarged by her resonant verbal imagination.” —Marie Ponsot



EMILY FRAGOS, winner of the 2015 Witter Bynner Prize, is the author of Hostage: New and Selected Poems (Sheep Meadow 2011). She has been the guest poetry editor for Guernica, received the David Craig Austin Poetry Prize, a Guggenheim, and is an American Academy of Arts & Letters Literature Award winner. She appears in the film The Fortune Writer and teaches poetry at New York University and Columbia University.



Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:51:40 -0500