The Waiting by Megan JohnsonThe Waiting by Megan Johnson

The Waiting

byMegan Johnson

Paperback | April 1, 2005

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In a startling and original poetic voice, Megan Johnson in The Waiting reveals a vigilant young person who has suffered an unmentionable loss and who dismantles and reconstitutes lyric modes in a relentless search for solace. A lyric adventure of grief and search, The Waiting reinvents language from raw materials, driven by intense emotional need.
Megan Johnson was born and raised in the Chicagoland area. She holds an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop and is the recipient of the Glenn Schaeffer Award in Poetry. Her poems have appeared in Verse, the Colorado Review, Epoch, Interim, and the Antioch Review, among other journals. She teaches at Victoria University in...
Title:The WaitingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 8.1 × 6.32 × 0.3 inPublished:April 1, 2005Publisher:University Of Iowa PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:087745924X

ISBN - 13:9780877459248

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"With her very first words in The Waiting--'See here'--Megan Johnson pledges herself to a daring, darling imperative: an open eye, an immediate presence. And she keeps her pledge, forwarding a sparkling and insouciant vision always farther in the direction of the day. It is a brilliant day."--Donald Revell, author of Arcady and My Mojave