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The Moe Green Poetry Poetry Discussion hosted Rafael F J Alvarado & Brett-Candace

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Join Rafael and Brett Candace Tourist at a Miracle is Mark Statman’s first full collection of poetry. His poems, translations, and criticism have appeared in many anthologies and in such publications as American Poetry Review, The Hat, Hanging Loose, Tin House, and Florida Review. His translation of Federico García Lorca’s Poet in New York (with Pablo Medina) has been widely praised; John Ashbery called it “the definitive version.” He is also the author of Listener in the Snow: The Practice and Teaching of Poetry ( Kenneth Koch said “teaching poetry may never be the same again”); The Alphabet of the Trees: A Guide to Nature Writing (with Christian McEwen); and The Red Skyline: Poems, a chapbook. His awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Statman is an associate professor of Literary Studies at Eugene Lang College of The New School and also taught for many years for Teachers & Writers Collaborative. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Katherine, and their son, Jesse.