Storm Toward Morning

Malachi Black

Lush and daring, Malachi Black’s poems in Storm Toward Morning press all points along the spectrum of human positions, from sickness, isolation, and insomniac disarray to serenity, wonder, and spiritual yearning. Pulsing at the intersections of “eye and I,” body and mind, physical and metaphysical, Black brings distinctive voice, vision, and music to matters of universal mortal concern.

ISBN: 9781556594724

Format: Paperback

About the Author

Malachi Black is the author of Storm Toward Morning (2014), a finalist for the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award and a selection for the PSA’s New American Poets Series (chosen by Ilya Kaminksy). Black’s poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Believer, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, and Poetry, among other journals. His work has also appeared in anthologies including Before the Door of God: An Anthology of Devotional …

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“To be both visionary and accurate, true to physics and metaphysics at the same time, is rare and puts the poet in some rarefied company. Black, like a few other younger poets, is willing to include all the traditional effects of the lyric poem in his work, but he has set them going in new and lively ways, with the confidence of virtuosity and a belief in the ancient pleasures of pattern and repetition.” —Mark Jarman


Finalist, Norma Farber First Book Award, Poetry Society of America

Selected for the Poetry Society of America’s New American Poets Series