Angela Palm grew up in a place not marked on the map, her house set on the banks of a river that had been straightened to make way for farmland. Every year, the Kankakee River in rural Indiana flooded and returned to its old course while the residents sandbagged their homes against the rising water.
Poetry. 2015 Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize for Poetry. "Elizabeth Powell's theatrical book of poems plays out against the backdrop of Arthur Miller's signature play, which is at once a guidepost and a foil for this drama of the self, this poetic meditation on the intermixed American family.
A double-header with two brilliant writers!