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The Road by Heart

ISBN: 9781947237094
Binding: Paperback
Author: Greg Watson and Richard Broderick
Trim: 6 x 9 inches
Published: 7/1/2018

AUTHORS: Yehuda Amichai / Robert Bly / Philip Booth / Richard Broderick / Michael Dennis Browne / David Budbill / Charles Bukowski / Hayden Carruth / Hardy Coleman / Stephen Dobyns / Gary Dop / William Evans / Mike Finley / C. G. Hanzlicek / Jim Harrison / Seamus Heaney / Sean Hill / David Ignatow / Kobayashi Issa / Mark Jarman / Richard Jones / Fady Joudah / Michael Kleber-Diggs / Danny Klecko / Stanley Kunitz / Alex Lemon / James P. Lenfestey / Li-Young Lee / Thomas Lux / Thomas McGrath / David Mura / Howard Nemerov / Tim Nolan / Gregory Orr / Bao Phi / Chad Prevost / Kenneth Rexroth / George Roberts / James Silas Rogers / Seido Ray Ronci / Larry Smith / William Stafford / Peter Stein / Gerald Stern / Su Tung-Po / Greg Watson / Richard Wilbur / Gary Young / Kevin Young / William Carlos Williams

There are numerous books in print about parenting and family development but few like this one in which fathers offer their own accounts of being fathers from a startling variety of perspectives. Editors Greg Watson and Richard Broderick have masterfully gathered poignant first-hand accounts of moments in a father's life from teething to burying reflective poems describing the arc of fatherhood accounts of insight struggle grief and delight gained while being a father and epiphanies that occur only to parents.


Greg Watson's work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies including The Wind Blows the Ice Breaks: Poems of Loss and Renewal by Minnesota Poets and the Saint Paul Almanac. His most recent collection is All the World at Once: New and Selected Poems published by Nodin Press.