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Inventing Difficulty
Inventing Difficulty
by Jessica Greenbaum
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Inventing Difficulty
by Jessica Greenbaum
Award Winner: 1998

"A sinewy, vividly intelligent humanity gives to this collection its memorable voice. In one sense, Jessica Greenbaum's poems are incisively local that Brooklyn landscape out of Whitman and Hart Crane. In another sense, however, they tell of the larger sadness and recognitions of our century. They 'design their world through love' and scrupulous observation. A first book by a poet very much to be listened to." -- George Steiner

Jessica Greenbaum is the winner of a Discovery/The Nation prize and P.E.N.s New Writer award. Her poems, criticism and personal essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Gettysburg Review, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, Partisan Review, Southwest Review, The Nation, Boulevard, Press, and elsewhere. She teaches at Pratt Institute and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their two young daughters.