Smith, Tracy K

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PREMIUM

The Body's Question

Read by the poet, this collection speaks clearly and forcefully with an original and compelling voice. Highly recommended. ["This is a rewarding book for any reader": LJ 9/15/03 review of the Graywolf hc.]—Wendy Galgan, St. Joseph's Coll., Standish, ME
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American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time

As in every anthology, some poems impress and others not so much. But the best provide images and characters (real or imagined) in strong language, and the multiplicity of viewpoints and energy presented here often remind us of what it means to be human.
PREMIUM

American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time

As in every anthology, some poems impress and others not so much. But the best provide images and characters (real or imagined) in strong language, and the multiplicity of viewpoints and energy presented here often remind us of what it means to be human.
PREMIUM

Wade in the Water

A powerful collection that highlights all of Smith's strengths as a poet. Highly recommended. ["Technically accomplished and precisely attuned to our current cultural climate, Smith, like William Butler Yeats, once again demonstrates how an engaged, activist poetry need not forgo lyricism, compassion, and complexity to be effective": LJ 2/15/18 review of the Graywolf hc.]
PREMIUM

Wade in the Water

Technically accomplished and precisely attuned to our current cultural climate, Smith, like William Butler Yeats, once again demonstrates how an engaged, activist poetry need not forgo lyricism, compassion, and complexity to be effective. [See Prepub Alert, 10/22/17.]
PREMIUM

Life on Mars

Art, science, religion, enfolded in an understanding of the interior life: what else can good poetry be about? Smith, a Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner, delivers another stunner that partly elegizes her father, a scientist who worked on the development of the Hubble Space Telescope...

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