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Gjertrud Schnackenberg

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Gjertrud Schnackenberg was born in Tacoma, Washington, in 1953. The Throne of Labdacus (FSG, 2000) received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry. She graduated from Mount Holyoke, and was awarded an honorary doctorate from that college in 1985. She has also received the Lavan Younger Poets Award (judged by Robert Fitzgerald) from the Academy of American Poets, and the Rome Prize in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.

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Heavenly Questions

Gjertrud Schnackenberg

Heavenly Questions, the first new collection of poems from Gjertrud Schnackenberg since her critically acclaimed The Throne of Labdacus, finds her at the height of her talents...

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The Throne of Labdacus

Gjertrud Schnackenberg

Winner of the 2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry.A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2000.The first warning passing through Thebes--As small a soundAs...

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Supernatural Love

Gjertrud Schnackenberg

The poet Gjertrud Schnackenberg, whom William Logan once called "the most talented American poet under the age of forty," published her first book of poems in 1982. She has since become one of...

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A Gilded Lapse of Time

Gjertrud Schnackenberg

Nadine Gordimer once remarked that Gjertrud Schnackenberg's poems "move me in a way that I don't really think I have experienced since I first read Rilke at sixteen or seventeen."A Gilded...

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