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James Galvin (born 1951 in Chicago) is an American poet. - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More - James Galvin He has published six collections of poetry, most recently As Is (Copper Canyon Press, 2009), "X: Poems," and Resurrection Update, Collected Poems, 1975-1997 (Copper Canyon Press, 1997) which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, and the Poet’s Prize. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed prose book The Meadow (Holt, 1992) and a novel, Fencing the Sky (Holt, 1999).

In 2005, Galvin along with Barry Lopez, Peter Matthiessen, and Terry Tempest Williams was hailed in Mark Tredinnick's The Land's Wild Music (Trinity University Press, 2005) in which Tredinnick analyzed how the landscape nourished and developed Galvin's writing.

For more than 30 years, Galvin has been crafting poems that convey a profound sense of place, capturing both the harshness and beauty of the rural American West. In particular he vividly reveals a western landscape, a homeland, that is often devastating and, seemingly, on the verge of blowing away (The soil of Oklahoma/ Is leaving again./ Heaven is west of where it falls.) Galvin’s vision and voice are ennobled by a profound sense of obligation to the hard-bitten survivors of this eroding landscape.

The Meadow blends fact and fiction into a haunting story depicting the hundred-year history of a high country meadow along the Colorado—Wyoming border. The 100 brief vignettes are remarkable for their sympathetic portrayals of men and women...rugged individualists and family in symbiosis with this beautiful but unforgiving land.

He has a home, some land, and some horses outside of Tie Siding, Wyoming, and he is a member of the permanent faculty of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, at the University of Iowa.

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Total Books: 23
Everything We Always Knew Was True
2016 - Everything We Always Knew Was True (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556594922
ISBN-10: 1556594925
Genre: Literature & Fiction

As Is
2009 - As Is (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556592966
ISBN-10: 1556592965
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Cloturer Le Ciel
2004 - Cloturer Le Ciel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782226155054
ISBN-10: 2226155058
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2003 - X [Lannan Literary Selections] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556591914
ISBN-10: 1556591918
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.

Fencing the Sky  A Novel
2000 - Fencing the Sky a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780312267346
ISBN-10: 0312267347
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Fencing the Sky
1999 - Fencing the Sky (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780805062205
ISBN-10: 0805062203
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

Resurrection Update  Collected Poems 19751997
1997 - Resurrection Update Collected Poems 19751997 (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781556591211
ISBN-10: 1556591217
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Resurrection Update Collected Poems 19751997
1997 - Resurrection Update Collected Poems 19751997 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781556591228
ISBN-10: 1556591225
Genre: Literature & Fiction

103 Questions Children Ask About Right From Wrong With Answers From the Bible
1995 - 103 Questions Children Ask About Right From Wrong with Answers From the Bible (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780842345996
ISBN-10: 084234599X
Genres: Children's Books, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

Lethal Frequencies
1994 - Lethal Frequencies [National Poetry Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556590696
ISBN-10: 1556590695
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Meadow
1993 - The Meadow [Curley Large Print Books] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780792715696
ISBN-10: 0792715691
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Large Print

God's Mistress
God's Mistress [National Poetry Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060152949
ISBN-10: 006015294X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Imaginary timber Poems
Imaginary Timber Poems [Doubleday poetry series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780385157766
ISBN-10: 0385157762

Bible Animals [Bible Discovery Collection] (Hardcover)Paperback
The Meadow Library Edition
The Meadow Library Edition (Audio Cassette)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780786125937
ISBN-10: 0786125934
Genre: General

Elements (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556590139
ISBN-10: 155659013X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality