To Lose & To Pretend

The powerful first book by one of the nation's top younger poets. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Chris O. Cook's poetry "probes the apathy and alienation of his generation.... Startlingly honest, unafraid of humor, these poems force you to sit down and take notice."

Available formats: epub mobi pdf rtf lrf pdb txt html

First 33% Sample: epub mobi (Kindle) lrf more Online Reader
Published by Brooklyn Arts Press
Words: 13,330
Language: English
ISBN: 9780978825751
About Chris Cook

Chris O. Cook was dragged up on Long Island, New York, starting in 1978. He received a BA in English from Kenyon College and an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He’s worked as a costume-store stock boy, video-store know-it-all, mall-kiosk polltaker, locker-combination changer, standardized-test grader, and monorail conductor. He’s taught at the University of Iowa, Kirkwood College, Kendall College, North Park University, DePaul University, and Harper College. His work has appeared in Free Radicals: American Poets before Their First Books and The Facts on File Companion to the American Novel.

Also by This Publisher

Reviews

This book has not yet been reviewed.

Print Edition

Report this book