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Recognitions

Mar 30, 2018

“Recognitions” from The Day’s Last Light Reddens the Leaves of the Copper Beech by Stephen Dobyns

Read by Boo Poulin

In addition to The Day's Last Light Reddens the Leaves of the Copper Beech (BOA Editions, 2016), Dobyns is the author of 23 novels, 14 books of poetry, two collections of essays, and one book of short stories. Among his many honors and awards are fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation. Throughout his career, Dobyns has worked as a reporter for Detroit News, a reviewer for many prestigious publications, and has taught at numerous academic institutions. He lives in Westerly, Rhode Island.

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