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Claiming Kin
Ellen Bryant Voigt

Wesleyan Poetry Program

1976 • 64 pp. 6 x 9"

$14.95 Paperback, 978-0-8195-1083-9
$11.99 Ebook, 978-0-8195-6961-5

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“Voigt writes with a Southerner’s devotion to family and a naturalist’s devotion to the physical world . . . a stunning first collection”—Edward Hirsch, The Nation

Poems devoted to family and the physical world.

Reviews / Endorsements

“Her poems are luminous.”—Library Journal

“First book of impressive technical and imaginative maturity.”—Stanley Kunitz

ELLEN BRYANT VOIGT was born in Virginia and attended Converse College in South Carolina and the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. She teaches writing at the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College at Swannanoa, North Carolina. She taught at M.I.T., directed the MFA in writing at Goddard College, and taught at Iowa Wesleyan College. Voigt has written one other collection of poetry, The Forces of Plenty: Poems (1983). Her home is in Cabot, Vermont.

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