Nice Fish by Louis Jenkins
New and Selected Prose Poems

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"The title of the play . . . . comes from Nice Fish, one of the books of poetry written by Louis Jenkins."--Nice Fish newsletter, Spring, 2013, Guthrie Theater

"To imagine what it means to be another human being is an act of love. These are poems written by a great lover of the world. Everything in it that stands alone, unobserved, and luminous. Solitary people with their solitary destinies...If there's a native, archetypical American solitude, Louis Jenkins has given us its flavor."--Charles Simic, The Boston Review
 

About Louis Jenkins

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Louis Jenkins lives in Duluth, Minnesota. His poems have been published in numerous literary magazines and anthologies. Among his books of poetry are An Anlmost Human Gesture, All Tangled Up With the Living, Nice Fish: New and Selected Prose Poems (winner of the Minnesota Book Award) and Just Above Water. He has read his poems on A Prairie Home Companion and was featured poet at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival in 1996. Two of his prose poems were published in The Best Ameriacn Poetry 1999.
 
Published January 1, 1996 by Holy Cow! Press. 70 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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