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Nancy Willard
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Nancy Willard was educated at the University of Michigan and Stanford University. She has written two novels, seven books of stories and essays, and eleven books of poetry. A winner of the Devins Memorial Award, she has had NEA grants in both fiction and poetry. Her book Water Walker was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She won the Newbery Medal for A Visit to William Blake’s Inn. She teaches in the English department at Vassar College.

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In the Salt Marsh

Written by Nancy Willard


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $15.00

In this strong, appealing collection, Nancy Willard shares her passion for observing the mysteries of the natural world, particularly the flora and fauna of Cape Cod and the Hudson Valley, where many of these poems are set. We see, through her eyes, the coming of darkness to an empty orchard, the... Read more >
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In the Salt Marsh

Written by Nancy Willard


Format: eBook, 72 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 12, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Sea at Truro

Written by Nancy Willard


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

From the acclaimed poet of In the Salt Marsh comes a dazzling collection about the magic hiding in the ordinary days of our past and present. Willard turns a keen eye on the natural world that witnesses these revelations, and the myriad, often surprising ways in which it intersects with our... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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The Sea at Truro
Poems
Written by Nancy Willard


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $26.00

From the acclaimed poet of In the Salt Marsh comes a dazzling collection about the magic hiding in the ordinary days of our past and present. Willard turns a keen eye on the natural world that witnesses these revelations, and the myriad, often surprising ways in which it intersects with our... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

The Sea at Truro
Poems
Written by Nancy Willard


Format: eBook, 96 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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