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Pub Date: 10/09/2018

Pages: 100

Publisher: Alice James Books

Imprint: Alice James Books

ISBN 13: 9781938584961

ISBN 10: 1938584961

Price: $15.95 / $22.95 CAN

Category: POETRY / American / General


By Kevin Goodan

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About the Book

Anaphora is a gut-wrenching elegy with psychological intensity, giving way to the dizzying grief of loss. Goodan creates a heightened, frantic and piercing dialogue that grapples with mental illness, stigmas, relationships, and morality in the landscape of rural America.

About the Book

A uniquely chilling glimpse into the immense grief of losing loved ones to suicide.  


Kevin Goodan earned his BA from the University of Montana and worked as a firefighter for ten years with the U.S. Forest Service before receiving his MFA from University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2004. Goodan’s first collection of poetry, In the Ghost-House Acquainted (2004), won The L.L. Winship/ PEN New England Award in 2005. Goodan’s poems have been published in various journals, including Ploughshares, the Colorado Review, and The Mid-America Poetry Review. His second collection, Winter Tenor, was published in 2009. He currently teaches at Lewis-Clark State College and resides in Idaho.