A Larger Country

Tomás Q. Morín

APR/Honickman First Book Prize winner

Tomás Q. Morín’s first book of poetry is rich with lush imagery and lively storytelling. These poems are bold and brightly imagined. Winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize, A Larger Country was selected by acclaimed poet Thomas Sleigh, who selected and enthusiastically wrote the introduction, praising this “distinctive and darkly humorous debut collection.”

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ISBN: 9780966339598

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About the Author

Tomás Q. Morín is the author of Patient Zero. His debut poetry collection A Larger Country won the APR/Honickman First Book Prize. He is co-editor, with Mari L’Esperance, of the anthology Coming Close, and translator of The Heights of Macchu Picchu by Pablo Neruda. He is a writer-in-residence at Texas Tech University and teaches in the MFA program of Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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Reviews

“Tomás Q. Morín’s poems are as infectious and spooky and darkly humorous as the Brothers Grimm, as shapely and colloquial and eloquent as John Donne, and as skeptical and addicted to history-as-fable as Zbigniew Herbert.” —Tom Sleigh, from the introduction

“An energetic and moving book of fantasias and elegies.” —Edward Hirsch