Primitive Mentor

Dean Young's poems are as entertaining as a three-ring circus and as imaginative as a canvas by Hieronymus Bosch. He is one of the most inventive and satisfying poets writing today.
American Academy of Arts and Letters

The ninth collection for this Pulitzer Prize finalist, who remains as entertaining, imaginative and inventive as ever.

80 Pages, 6 x 9 in.

January, 2008

isbn : 9780822959915

about the author

Dean Young

Dean Young has published eight previous books, most recently elegy on toy piano, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and Embryoyo. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He teaches in the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

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