Author: Marilyn Kallet
Author info: Professor of English
Publication Date: January 25, 2009
Publisher: Black Widow Press
Synopsis:Packing Light: New and Selected Poems presents a diverse overview of Kallet’s poetry of the last thirty years. Kallet’s work has been widely anthologized; she has performed her poetry internationally and across the United States. Kallet is the author of 14 books, including Circe, After Hours, and is translator of Last Love Poems of Paul Eluard. She co-edited The Moveable Nest: A Mother/Daughter Companion and Sleeping with One Eye Open: Women Writers and the Art of Survival. Kallet holds The Lindsay Young Professorship in English at the University of Tennessee, where she directed the creative writing program for 17 years. She was inducted into the East Tennessee Literary Hall of Fame in poetry in 2005.