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The Nightingales of Troy

by Alice Fulton

The Nightingales of Troy
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    Jul 2008, 256 pages
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    Jul 2009, 256 pages

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Alice Fulton is currently the Ann S. Bowers Professor of English at Cornell University. Her most recent book of poems is Cascade Experiment: Selected Poems. Her earlier collection, Felt was awarded the 2002 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress and was selected by the Los Angeles Times as one of the Best Books of 2001 and as a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. Her other books include Sensual Math; Powers Of Congress; Palladium, winner of the 1985 National Poetry Series and the 1987 Society of Midland Authors Award; and Dance Script With Electric Ballerina, winner of The 1982 Associated Writing Programs Award. A collection of prose, Feeling as a Foreign Language: The Good Strangeness of Poetry, was published in 1999.

In an exclusive interview for BookBrowse, Karen Rigby chats with Ms Fulton about her first collection of short stories, The Nightingales of Troy:

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