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Meet this year’s winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets contest as judged by distinguished poet W.S. Merwin. Craig Arnold plays on the idea of shells as both the surface of one’s self and as a protective case. Shells is a book full of unstable and curious friendships and other relationships.
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This year’s winner of the 1998 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition is Craig Arnold’s Shells, which was acclaimed as a gifted collection of daring writing” by the contest judge, the distinguished poet W. S. Merwin. The book is an intriguing set of variations on the theme of identity. Arnold plays on the idea of the shell as both t...