Observations on the Ground | Mary Ruefle | Granta Magazine

Observations on the Ground

Mary Ruefle

‘Those flowers belong to the dead.’

Mary Ruefle

Mary Ruefle is the author of Trances of the Blast and Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism, and Selected Poems, winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has published ten books of poetry, a book of prose and a comic book, and is the recipient of numerous honors, including an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a Whiting Award. She lives in Bennington, Vermont. Her latest book is My Private Property.

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