Four Way Books
The Theory and Function
of Mangoes

George Kalamaras

Winner of The Four Way Books
Intro Prize in Poetry
selected by Michael Burkard

ISBN: 1-884800-29-7
paper, 82 pages, $13.95



George Kalamaras is Associate Professor of English at Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne. He has published two poetry chapbooks, Heart Without End and Beneath the Breath, as well as poems in numerous journals and anthologies. He is the recipient of a 1993 NEA Fellowship and two writing residencies at the Hambidge Center for the Arts. A long-time practitioner of yogic meditation, he is also the author of a critical study on Hindu mysticism from State University of New York Press, Reclaiming the Tacit Dimension: Symbolic Form in the Rhetoric of Silence. During 1994, he spent several months in India on an Indo-U.S. Advanced Research Fellowship from the Fulbright Foundation and the Indo-U.S. Subcommission on Education and Culture. He lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with his wife, the writer Mary Ann Cain, and their beagle, Barney.