Edward Field

Edward Field

Edward Field is the author of more than ten books of poetry, including Counting Myself Lucky and A Frieze for a Temple of Love, and a memoir, The Man Who Would Marry Susan Sontag, and Other Intimate Literary Portraits of the Bohemian Era. He is also coauthor of three fiction books (written with Neil Derrick, published under the pseudonym of Bruce Elliot). He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the W. H. Auden Award, the Bill Whitehead Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Lambda Literary Award.

After the Fall

Poems Old and New

After the Fall refers to the twin towers, and is Field’s ode to the events that transpired thereafter–the war in Iraq andthe attack on civil rights in America–as well as his own personal struggles over the indignities of aging.