browse engage about us donate
last name title topic
cart 0 items
sign in
browse books
browse authors
browse broadsides
download catalog
Flies
Michael Dickman
$16.00 paperback
978-1-55659-337-2
Add to cart
Flies
Michael Dickman

 

NOW AVAILABLE IN THESE E-BOOK FORMATS

Amazon.com Kindle Edition

Kobo.com Adobe DRM Edition

Barnes&Noble Nook Edition

Flies - Michael Dickman

Winner of the James Laughlin Award

Michael Dickman presents an uncompromising vision of joy and devastating loss in Flies, his second collection. Flies summons the wonder and alienation of childhood through a dreamy and exuberant surrealism, drawing on the paintings of Barnett Newman and the traditional Catholic Stations of the Cross as the poems grapple with the suicide of an older brother. Dickman's work contemplates psychic, spiritual, and physical violence, unswervingly facing abandonment and transformation to arrive at regeneration and grace.

facebook email this book to a friend
Read and share a poem from this book
Poems available from this book:
From the Lives of My Friends
Killing Flies
The Sea
post your own comments
   

James Laughlin Award

Post a review for Flies

This feature requires that you first log in (or create an account if you do not already have one).
Click here to login or create an account. You will be returned here automatically.

reviews
For Flies, Michael Dickman

"Hilarity transfiguring all that dread, manic overflow of powerful feeling, zero at the boneFlies renders its desolation with singular invention and focus and figuration: the making of these poems makes them exhilarating."—Michael Ryan, James Laughlin Award citation

"Michael's poems are interior, fragmentary, and austere, often stripped down to single-word lines; they seethe with incipient violence."—The New Yorker

Privacy & Security   Conditions of Use   Help   Author Login   Contact Us   877.501.1393    © 2016 Copper Canyon Press    Website by Golden Lasso