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Christian Wiman

Christian Wiman

Christian Wiman is the author of seven previous books, including a memoir, My Bright AbyssMeditation of a Modern Believer (FSG, 2013); Every Riven Thing (FSG, 2010), winner of the Ambassador Book Award in poetry; and Stolen Air: Selected Poems of Osip Mandelstam. From 2003 to 2013, he was the editor of Poetry magazine. He currently teaches religion and literature at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale Divinity School. He lives in Connecticut.

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Once in the West

Christian Wiman

A searing new collection from one of our country’s most important poetsTypically cryptic, God said three weasels slipping electric over the rocksone...

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My Bright Abyss

Christian Wiman

Seven years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine, wrote a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death. My Bright Abyss, composed in...

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Every Riven Thing

Christian Wiman

A vibrant new collection from one of America's most talented young poetsEvery Riven Thing is Christian Wiman’s first collection in seven years, and rarely has...

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