Night Garden

by Judith Harris


Judith Harris creates tableaux of memory and shines a keen light on the particulars of the natural world in these poignant, carefully observed, and scrupulously written poems that ache with mortality.  Night Garden is an illuminating book!

-- Edward Hirsch

Judith Harris is the author of Atonement (LSU, 2000), The Bad Secret (LSU, 2006), and the critical book Signifying Pain: Constructing and Healing the Self through Writing (SUNY, 2003). Her poetry has appeared in The Nation, The Atlantic, The New Republic, Ploughshares, Slate, The Southern Review, Narrative, Prairie Schooner, and American Life in Poetry. She has taught at Frost Place, George Washington University, Catholic University, and American University in the Washington, D.C. area and is the recipient of multiple grants for her poetry from the D.C. Commission on the Arts.