Four Way Books
Leaving Xaia
D. Nurkse

ISBN: 1-884800-26-2
paper, 77 pages, $13.95

D. Nurkse's previous books of poetry include Shadow Wars, Isolation in Action, Staggered Lights and Voices Over Water. He has received two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, the Whiting Writers' Award, and the 1998 Bess Hokin Prize from Poetry. In 1999, he received a New York State Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. He has also written widely on human rights. In 1996, he was appointed Poet Laureate of Brooklyn.