Selected Early Poems
by Charles Simic

March 20, 2013
Paperback, 252 pages
8 x 5.1 x 0.8 inches

ISBN-13: 978-0807616208
$15.95 (Can $17.95)

In the spare and haunting vision of Charles Simic’s poems, the familiar takes on a disturbing, often sinister presence and yet his work also transforms the ordinary world into a place of wonder and mystery. Selected Early Poems spans the years 1963-1983 and includes works from twelve previous collections, with a new introduction that sheds invaluable light on the author’s early artistic calling.

A former United States Poet Laureate and 1990 Pulitzer Prize winner, Charles Simic “…is among the very few poets for whom surrealism is a genuine vision. …His skill and sure instinct make this book one of the important poetic achievements of our time.” –Adam Kirsch, New York Times