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 Visitto William Blake’s Inn. She teaches in the English department at Vassar College.
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...
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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...
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