Poetry: Noose and Hook by Lynn Emanuel

by Sampsonia Way    /  June 25, 2011  / No comments



Award-winning poet and University of Pittsburgh professor Lynn Emanuel describes her newest collection of poetry, Noose and Hook, as one that “summons America before the bench.” In this book, Emanuel explores America’s wars, food, poetry, painting, death—and oh yes, dogs—with her unique brand of wry humor and lyrical grace.

Read Sampsonia Way‘s interview with Lynn Emanuel and Terrance Hayes.

HANG DOGG from Noose and Hook, by Lynn Emanuel, © 2010. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press.

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