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Lighthead

by Terrance Hayes

Paperback, 95 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $18 |

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A fourth collection by the author of Wind in a Box investigates through verse how humans construct experience and combines the loftiness of dreams and the reality of everyday life into poetry that is both dark and buoyant. Original.

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Awards and Recognition

National Book Award (2010)

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"I became a poet in Pittsburgh," says, poet and University of Pittsburgh professor Terrance Hayes, pictured above at his home. Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
MacArthur Fellow Terrance Hayes: Poems Are Music, Language Our Instrument
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