Poetry. Winner of the 2012 Sawtooth Poetry Prize. "This is a wizard's handiwork.... SONNETS TO THE HUMANS stands as one unstoppered bottle for a host of genii, lightning-Nimrods, angel-demons, Ænglisch as demotic, ash as egg. It's a brilliant, intimate, intricate, careening, calibrating, strangely moving collection of 49 poems—pieces introduced and linked by patches of the prose narration of 'a fictional poet who lived in the 21st century' and bore the name of Vishvamitra.... Thus we embark, in part, on an old story—but one re-generated here in ways unheralded, unheard-of. It becomes a futuristic lover's lyrical lament and a recapitulation (or enactment) of the Babel tale; (even thus largely to restrict its scope can only be reductive: it's a book with a very long half-life)."—Heather McHugh, judge of the 2012 Sawtooth Poetry Prize
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Theodore Zachary Cotler is the author of a novel, Ghost at the Loom, a critical monograph, Elegies for Humanism, and three books of poetry, H ouse with a Dark Sky Roof, Sonnets to the Humans, and Supplice . His awards include the Colorado Prize, the Sawtooth Prize, the Amy Clampitt Residency, and the Ruth Lilly Fellowship. His poems appear in Poetry, Paris Review, the New York Times, and other journals. He is a founding editor of The Winter Anthology, winteranthology.comAbout the Author:
Theodore Zachary Cotler is also the author of Ghost at the Loom (MP, 2014) and House with a Dark Sky Roof (Salt, 2011). His awards include the Amy Clampitt Fellowship from the Clampitt estate and the Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. He's a founding editor of The Winter Anthology.
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