Mark Strand is the author of eleven books of poems, as well as a collection of short stories and several volumes of translations, anthologies, and monographs. He has received many honors and awards for his poems, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the Pulitzer Prize (for "Blizzard of One"), and the Bollingen Prize. In 1990 he was chosen Poet Laureate of the United States. He lives in New York City and teaches at Columbia University.
"The first panoramic view of . . . a poet who has mattered deeply to poets and readers alike. Strand's is one of the contemporary voices that will not fade." --"Publishers Weekly"""New Selected Poems "is a necessary book . . . Among the best work by any living poet." --Dan Chiasson, "The New Yorker""From the Trade Paperback edition."