Author and writing coach James Crews will be here to present his new book Telling My Father.
In this book James Crews explores familial bonds, memory, and grief through a beautifully written collection of poems. This Cowles Poetry Prize winning manuscript is a risky, bold, and elegant exploration of coming of age against a backdrop of profound loss.
About the Author
James Crews' work has appeared in Ploughshares, Raleigh Review, Crab Orchard Review and The New Republic, among other journals, and he is a regular contributor to The (London) Times Literary Supplement. He is the author of two collections of poetry, The Book of What Stays (Prairie Schooner Prize, 2011) and Telling My Father (Cowles Prize, 2016), and is co-editor of the forthcoming anthology of LGBTQ environmental poetry, Queer Nature. He lives on an organic farm in Shaftsbury with his husband and teaches at Southern Vermont College and Community College of Vermont.