Jill Bialosky’s first collection of poems is an exceptional one–moving, very accomplished, marked by an unflinching realism and a sharply observant eye combined with great technical skill. Childhood and adolescence shattered by a father’s death and the struggles of a mother to raise her daughters are among its concerns. The poems have a dignity and magic that are quite distinctive.
JILL BIALOSKY is the author of three previous poetry collections, The End of Desire, Subterranean, and Intruder. Her poems have appeared in journals such as The Paris Review, The Kenyon Review, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic Monthly. She is also the author of several novels and… More about Jill Bialosky