Four Way Books
Second Things
by Daniel Tobin

ISBN: 978-1-884800-88-7
paper, 118 pages, $15.95

Daniel Tobin is the author of three previous books of poems, Where the World is Made (University Press of New England, 1999), Double Life (Louisiana State University Press, 2004) and The Narrows (Four Way Books, 2005), as well as the critical study Passage to the Center: Imagination and the Sacred in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney (University of Kentucky Press, 1999). Among his awards are the “The Discovery/The Nation Award,” the Robert Penn Warren Award, the Greensboro Review Prize, the Robert Frost Fellowship, the Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize, and a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Tobin has edited The Book of Irish American Poetry from the Eighteenth Century to the Present (University of Notre Dame Press, 2007), Light in the Hand: The Selected Early Poems of Lola Ridge (Quale Press, 2007), and (with Pimone Triplett) Poet’s Work, Poet’s Play: Essays on the Practice and the Art (University of Michigan Press, 2007). He chairs the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department at Emerson College in Boston. He has been awarded a 2009 Fellowship in Poetry from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.