Memory Pia is ather in the Poets on Poetry series from the brilliant and prolific Charles Simic. In all of his books, Simic examines t only other writers' works with an engaging and critical eye; he also breaks new boundaries in his exploration of the outer and inner reaches of the human condition. Included here are penetrating essays on April Bernard, Robinson Jeffers, Donald Justice, Pablo Neruda, Gerald Stern, Richard Wilson, and Charles Wright, among others, as well as Simic's musings on Eastern European poetry and politics, and a memoir piece, The Singing Simics.
Charles Simic is an acclaimed poet, novelist, essayist and teacher. Winner of MacArthur Fellowship and a Pulitzer Prize, he is the author of more than sixty books, as well as numerous translations. He is Distinguished University Professor of English at the University of New Hampshire, where he has taught since 1973.