Poetry. Winner of the 2007 Richard Snyder Publication Prize. "In her first book, Helen Wallace explores a range of subjects with lush language and a formal deftness that are deeply gratifying. If there is a presiding theme here, it is the tension between our struggle for precision' and the poignant fact of the imperfection all around and within us. Whether celebrating domestic life or evoking global concerns, Wallace captures the beauty in what is flawed and the flaw in what is beautiful. So much of what we love is born of ...

Shimming the Glass House 2008, Ashland Poetry Press

ISBN-13: 9780912592633

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