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Against Which (New Voices) Paperback – Import, 31 October 2006

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"He cannot allow himself to forget the darkness, he is so given over to the honest and accurate rendering."--from the foreword by Gerald Stern

He cannot allow himself to forget the darkness, he is so given over to the honest and accurate rendering. from the foreword by Gerald Stern"

About the Author

ROSS GAY was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and grew up outside of Philadelphia. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Harvard Review, and Atlanta Review, among other journals. Ross is a Cave Canem fellow and has been a Breadloaf Tuition Scholar. In addition to holding a Ph.D in American Literature from Temple University, he is a basketball coach, an occasional demolition man, a painter, and a faculty member at New England College's Low-Residency MFA program.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ CavanKerry Press (31 October 2006)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 92 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1933880007
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1933880006
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 164 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.24 x 1.02 x 23.5 cm
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Ross Gay is the author of The Book of Delights, a genre-defying book of essays, and three books of poetry: Against Which, Bringing the Shovel Down, and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude. He is also the co-author, with Aimee Nezhukumatathil, of the chapbook "Lace and Pyrite: Letters from Two Gardens," in addition to being co-author, with Richard Wehrenberg, Jr., of the chapbook, "River." He is a founding editor, with Karissa Chen and Patrick Rosal, of the online sports magazine Some Call it Ballin', in addition to being an editor with the chapbook presses Q Avenue and Ledge Mule Press. Ross is a founding board member of the Bloomington Community Orchard, a non-profit, free-fruit-for-all food justice and joy project. He has received fellowships from Cave Canem, the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Ross teaches at Indiana University.

Author website: http://www.rossgay.net

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