D. Nurkse
D. Nurkse

D. NURKSE is the author of eleven previous books of poetry. His many honors include a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His poems have appeared in periodicals such as The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, and The Paris Review; he has taught poetry in prison, and, as Brooklyn poet laureate, in local schools and the public library system. He has also worked for human rights organizations. A resident of Brooklyn, he currently teaches in the MFA program at Sarah Lawrence College.

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A Country of Strangers Cover
Author: D. Nurkse |
Release Date: April 19, 2022
The selected poems of an essential American poet, who has cast a clear eye on our politics, our places, and our heart’s hidden stories over eleven books and thirty-five years.  D. Nurkse’s immigrant parents met on a boat out of Europ...
A Country of Strangers Cover