Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Kirby and Voigt on National Book Award Shortlist

The finalists for the 2007 National Book Awards have been announced. Two of the nominees in the poetry category also have published books with the UGA Press.

David Kirby, who is nominated for The House on Boulevard St., is also the
author of WHAT IS A BOOK? and ULTRA-TALK.

Ellen Bryant Voigt, who is nominated for Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006, is also the author of THE FLEXIBLE LYRIC and the editor of HAMMER AND BLAZE.

Congratulations to both of these distinguished writers—and to all of the other NBA 2007 nominees.

Top left: David Kirby, photo by Barbara Hamby
Top right: Ellen Bryant Voigt, photo by Ted Rosenberg

Bottom left: Book cover for Ultra-Talk
Bottom right: Book cover for The Flexible Lyric

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