Molly Peacock

4 months ago by in Poetry, Saturday

Molly-PeacockMolly Peacock is the author of seven books of poetry, including The Second Blush and Cornucopia: New & Selected Poems. Her newest book, The Analyst, tells the story of a decades-long patient-therapist relationship that reverses after the analyst’s stroke and continues to evolve.  [1:00 Saturday, UU North Chapel] She is also the author of the best-selling biography The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life’s Work at 72 and a memoir, Paradise, Piece by Piece. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, The New Republic, The Paris Review, and other leading literary journals. Honored with
fellowships from the Danforth, Ingram Merrill, and Woodrow Wilson Foundations, and the National Endowment for the Arts, Peacock is the
series editor for The Best Canadian Poetry in English, and the Poetry Editor of the Literary Review of Canada.
“[Peacock] has a luxuriantly sensual imagination—and an equally sensual feel for the language. In mood her poems range from high-spirited whimsy
to bemused reflection. Whatever the subject, rich music follows the tap of Molly Peacock’s baton.” —Washington Post