Litany for the City (Paperback)
Selected by Jane Hirshfield as Winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize.
About the Author
Ryan Teitman: Ryan Teitman was born in Philadelphia and is a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University. He received his BA from Penn State University and worked as a newspaper reporter in and around Philadelphia before receiving an MFA and MA from Indiana University. His poems have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Mid-American Review, Ninth Letter, Sycamore Review, and Washington Square, among other publications. He currently lives in Berkeley, California.
In many ways this is a book of devotion, a set of prayers to a world that is both ugly and beautifulfull of sorrow, joy and the bizarrea powerful first collection by a very promising new writersuccessfully announcing what will hopefully be a long-lasting presence in contemporary poetry.”
Mary: A Journal of New Writing