Ivan R. Dee
Trim: 6 x 8¾
978-1-56663-397-0 • Hardback • August 2001 • $18.95 • (£14.99)
Donald Petersen, born in Minneapolis, studied at Carleton College with Arthur Mizener, Reed Whittemore, and others, spent a year at the Sorbonne, and later, at the Poetry Workshop of the University of Iowa, studied with Paul Engle, Robert Lowell, John Berryman, and Karl Shapiro. During two summers at the Indiana School of Letters he studied with John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, Randall Jarrell, and Delmore Schwartz. He has taught at Iowa and is now professor emeritus at the State University of New York at Oneonta.
The poems…are first-rate…Early and Late has to be one of the best collections of the year
— The Hudson Review
A natural-born lyricist and an accomplished technician.
— Poetry (
First winner of The New Criterion Poetry Prize