Spring 2007

Darkened Chessboard & Secret History

Charles Simic

Charles Simic, a Fellow of the American Academy since 2002, is professor of English at the University of New Hampshire. He has published more than sixty books, including “Unending Blues” (1986), “The World Doesn’t End: Prose Poems” (1990), which received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, “A Wedding in Hell” (1994), “Walking the Black Cat” (1996), a finalist for the National Book Award, “Jackstraws” (1999), a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, “The Book of Gods and Devils” (2000), and “My Noiseless Entourage” (2005).

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