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Paulette Roeske

Born: Bloomington, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: N/A

Biography: For many years, Paulette Roeske served on the board of The Poetry Center of Chicago at the School of the Art Institute.

  • Carl Sandburg Book Award for Poetry, Divine Attention

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Paulette Roeske on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Anvil, clock & last :
ISBN: 0807127183 OCLC: 45755965

Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge : 2001.

Breathing under water :
ISBN: 093515308X OCLC: 17505370

Stormline Press, Urbana, Ill. : 1988.

Bridge of sighs :
ISBN: 158654019X OCLC: 49875011

Story Line Press, Ashland, Or. : ©2002.

Divine attention :
ISBN: 0807119504 OCLC: 31207021

Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge : 1995.

"The theme of surpassing the verbal, the tangible, is reinforced in the collection's arrangement. The opening section explores the physical and psychic shocks we endure as mortals bound to this earth, but as we read, the attention gradually shifts to a search for an antidote to loss, first through the solace of family, history, and the long dead, and finally through willed acts of the imagination."--Jacket.