BkMk Press Books

Fence Line


by Bauer, Curtis

Price: $13.95, 84 pages

ISBN: 9781886157484, 2004


Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, Selected by Christopher Buckley

 Poetry. "FENCE LINE is a terrific first book by a young poet with a uniquevoice and burgeoning powers" --Thomas Lux. "Curtis Bauer's poems are as abundant in feeling and imaginative energy as the soil of his native Midwest is abundant in natural life"--Vijay Seshadri.

 About the Author

Curtis Bauer holds a BA from Central College and an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. His poems have appeared in Barrow Street, The North American Review, Rhino, The Wallace Stevens Journal, and numerous other journals. After living for several years in Mexico and Spain, he currently lives and teaches in Iowa. Fence Line is his first book.

Interview with Curtis Bauer.

Published 2004

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