A serious illness at the age of six left Josephine Dickinson deaf overnight. She nonetheless built an astounding career as a musician, composer, and teacher while also writing poetry filled with sound and rhythm. During a reading tour in England, Galway Kinnell was given two of Dickinson's books. Her poems made such an impression on him that he passed the books on to his publisher. Silence Fell, Dickinson's American debut, draws from her previous collections. The poems are set on a sheep farm in the northern mountains of ...

Silence Fell 2008, Mariner Books

ISBN-13: 9780547085722

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Silence Fell 2007, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618718719

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