Gerald Stern is the author of the National Book Award-winning This Time, the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize-winning Early Selected Poems, and other books. He has also been awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Wallace Stevens Award, among many other honors. He lives in Lambertville, New Jersey.
Books by Gerald Stern
"Stern is a romantic with a sense of humor...a sometimes comic, sometimes tragic visionary."—Edward HirschMore
Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.More
From the National Book Award–winning author of This Time, a new volume of poems that explore the very nature of existence.More
“Stern’s unadorned craftsmanship has few rivals in American letters.”—Philadelphia InquirerMore
"Ruthless and occasionally outrageous, Stern's literary songs are sharp, surprising, and unerring in their delivery."—Ploughshares, Editor's ChoiceMore
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“The work of an American master.”—World Literature TodayMore
"Stern's bebop poems shimmer and shadow-dance down the page."—BooklistMore
"For over two decades, no one has equaled Stern's compassionate, surreal parables about the burden of and the exaltation at being alive."—Library JournalMore
The fifteenth collection by a celebrated poet whose “terrific, boisterous energy has never flagged” (Megan Harlan, San Francisco Chronicle).More
An exhilarating new collection by the poet often acclaimed as the modern Walt Whitman, his "spiritual reincarnation."More