Where the Arrows Fell
by V. Penelope Pelizzon • from Whose Flesh is Flame, Whose Bone is Time • Waywiser Press / Dufour Editions
V. Penelope Pelizzon
V. Penelope Pelizzon's first poetry collection, Nostos (2000), won the Hollis Summers Prize and the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award.
Whose Flesh is Flame, Whose Bone is Time
From the coal country of Western Pennsylvania, to Camorra-ridden Naples ... the lyric poems in this outstanding collection chart the complexities of national and intimate identity.
Final judge: Edward Hirsch
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