So Tough (Paperback)

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So Tough cuts a loose and spaced-out path through the interpenetrated dreams of public, doomsday time and private, organic time. Written in a season of wildfire smoke punctuated by gunfire, grieving, and a child’ s questioning spirit, the book moves to the countervailing rhythms of household, eros, pleasure and charm, casting a wayward grin at the catastrophic comedy of our days. Though he’ s not really  that  tough, Jared Stanley rides elemental tones through “ the desert roses, semi-wilted, wonderful, yellowed, well, you know / suffering to cover the suffering.”

About the Author

Jared Stanley  is a poet and writer who often collaborates with visual artists. He is the author of four collections of poetry,  So Tough,  EARS,  The Weeds, and  Book Made of Forest, as well as many chapbooks and pamphlets, most recently  The Blurry Hole (with Sameer Farooq, Artspeak, 2022), and  SHALL, (Black Rock Press, 2019). His writing has appeared in  The New York Times, Bennington Review, Harvard Review, VOLT, Folder Magazine,  and many others. He teaches in the MFA Program at the University of Nevada, Reno and lives in Reno, Nevada with an historian and their daughter.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781947817647
ISBN-10: 1947817647
Publisher: Saturnalia Books
Publication Date: March 15th, 2024
Pages: 88
Language: English