Teicher, Craig Morgan: Welcome to Sonnetville, New Jersey
BOA Editions, paperback
Publication Date: April 6, 2021
Publisher Marketing: Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize-winning poet and nationally recognized literary critic Craig Morgan Teicher'sWelcome to Sonnetville, New Jerseyis a poetry collection about entering middle-age, raising a young family, sustaining a marriage, and taking care of a severely disabled child. Built around two sequences of sonnets, and interrupted by two sets of lyric poems, a set of prose poems, and a long poem about death, the book narrates a family's move to the suburbs and their coming to terms with the ghosts of the past and with hard-to-hold hopes for the future.