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Because the Light Will Not Forgive Me

Essays from a Poet

Shaun T. Griffin (author)

ISBN: 9781948908122

Publication Date: Aug 2019

Format: Hardback

Presents a collection of essays about the American West, ranging from what it means to be a poet/artist, to social justice and environmental concerns, to memory, place, and landscape. It's about looking beyond our borders for reconciliation and lessons about how we might address similar issues at home.
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This is a book of essays about the American West, ranging from what it means to be a poet/artist, to social justice and environmental concerns, to memory, place, and landscape. It's about looking beyond our borders for reconciliation and lessons about how we might address similar issues at home.
Illustrations 3 line art sketches
Pages 200
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Aug 2019
Publisher University of Nevada Press
Subject/s Cultural studies   Poetry by individual poets   Prose: non-fiction  
Shaun Griffin is a poet, writer, teacher and activist. He is the co-founder of Community Chest, a non-profit agency which has served children and families in northwestern Nevada since 1991, and has taught a poetry workshop at Northern Nevada Correctional Center for over two decades. Griffin has received numerous awards for his work, including the Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts in 1995, the Mike O'Callaghan Humanitarian Award in 2004, and the Rosemary McMillan Award for Lifetime Achievement in Art from Sierra Arts Foundation in 2006. In 2014, he was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame. He lives in Virginia City, Nevada.

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