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Robert Bly

Robert Bly is the author of numerous books of poetry, including The Light Around the Body, winner of the National Book Award, and Talking into the Ear of the Donkey. He is also the author of many works of nonfiction, including Iron John: A Book About Men, which was an international bestseller and a pioneering work in the men’s movement. His awards include the Poetry Society of America’s Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry. He lives in Minneapolis.


Books by Robert Bly

  1. Book CoverStealing Sugar from the Castle: Selected and New Poems, 1950–2013

    “[Robert Bly] is . . . the most recent in a line of great American transcendentalist writers.”—New York TimesMore

  2. Book CoverTalking Into the Ear of a Donkey: Poems

    “The kind of volume anyone should read for the exquisite pleasure of encountering poetry completely under its creator’s tremendous control.”—The RumpusMore