Rigging the Wind by Jennifer Barber


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80 pages, 6 x 9″ paper

Price: $14

ISBN: 1-888553-15-4

First Book Award Winner 2003

“In subjects ranging from the expulsion of the Jews in the fifteenth century to intimacies between contemporary lovers, we are made to feel our own needs and terrors expressed, our own cities left behind. These poems are transparent, yet everywhere reflect things and people darkly, in emergency.” —Jane Miller, judge, First Book Award 2002

Jennifer Barber

Jennifer Barber attended Colby College in Maine and studied medieval literature in England as a Rhodes Scholar. She received her MFA from Columbia University. A selection of her work appears in the anthology Take Three: 3, Agni New Poets Series (Graywolf Press, 1998); a selection also appears in the anthology Four Way Reader #2 (Four Way Books, 2001). She has…

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