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The Pajamaist

by Matthew Zapruder

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Published by Copper Canyon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American - General,
  • Poetry / General,
  • Poetry,
  • Inspirational & Religious

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8596517M
    ISBN 101556592442
    ISBN 109781556592447
    OCLC/WorldCa65425824

      He is the author of three poetry collections (American Linden, The Pajamaist, Come On All You Ghosts) and one book of translation (Secret Weapon: The Late Poems of Eugen Jebeleanu). Matthew Zapruder is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Father’s Day, from Copper Canyon in Fall , as well as Why Poetry, a book of prose. He is editor at large at Wave Books, where he edits contemporary poetry, prose, and translations.

      Matthew Zapruder lives in San Francisco and works as an editor at Wave Books. He holds degrees from Amherst College, UC Berkeley, and the University of Massachusetts and is the author of three collections of poetry: American Linden, Come on All You Ghosts, and The Pajamaist, which won the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America and was honored by Library . Matthew Zapruder lives in San Francisco and works as an editor at Wave Books. He holds degrees from Amherst College, UC Berkeley, and the University of Massachusetts and is the author of three collections of poetry: American Linden, Come on All You Ghosts, and The Pajamaist, which won the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America and was honored by Library Journal as one.

    His second poetry collection, The Pajamaist, won the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America, and was chosen by Library Journal as one of the top ten poetry volumes of His first book, American Linden won the Tupelo Press Editors' Prize. Poet, translator, professor and editor Matthew Zapruder is the author of the poetry collections, Father’s Day (Copper Canyon, ), Sun Bear (Copper Canyon, ), Come On All You Ghosts (Copper Canyon, ), The Pajamaist (Copper Canyon, ), and American Linden (Tupelo Books, ).


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The Pajamaist is an intimate book filled with sly wit and an ever-present, infectious openness to amazement. Zapruder's poems are urbane and constantly, curiously searching/5(5).

The Pajamaist is an intimate book filled with sly wit and an ever-present, infectious openness to amazement. Zapruder’s poems are urbane and constantly, curiously searching.

Zapruder’s poems are urbane and constantly, curiously : Copper Canyon Press. The Pajamaist Matthew Zapruder, Author. Copper Canyon $15 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS. American Linden; Why Poetry; Sun Bear; Buy this book. The Pajamaist is the second book of poetry by Matthew Zapruder. This book which has 21 poems blends a mixture of subjects on life, love and living. The title poem follows the path of an unwritten novel where a cure for suffering has been found.

There are poems about birds, Canada and Haiku. A nice collection and very readable.4/5(1). The Pajamaist is an intimate book filled with sly wit and an ever-present, infectious openness to amazement.

Zapruder's poems are urbane and constantly, curiously searching. The Pajamaist, Matthew Zapruder’s second collection of poetry, establishes Zapruder as one of the country’s most inventive young poets.

The title poem imagines a novel in which human suffering is alleviated by transferring it to a professional sufferer: the Pajamaist, whom Zapruder describes as “an unemployed white whale in his mid-thirties.

The Pajamaist is an intimate book filled with sly wit and an ever-present, infectious openness to amazement.

Zapruder's poems are urbane and constantly, curiously searching.| Founder of Verse Press, Zapruder is a leading younger poet whose work is risky, fabular, urbane.

The Pajamaist “Zapruder’s hip lyricism offers both the slippery comedy and a surprisingly grave, ultimately winning, commitment to real people, emotions, locales.” —Publishers Weekly Buy. As in his debut, American Linden, Zapruder’s second collection, The Pajamaist, presents its poems as objects of contemplation, opportunities to engage with ideas pertaining to aesthetics and values both personal and political.

His subjects are, arguably, the eternal elements of poetry, but the way he addresses them is refreshingly modern. Matthew Zapruder’s self-assessment here is, I think, entirely apt: The Pajamaist, his second book of poems, is rewarding when it moves from inscrutability to pure transparency.

It’s a delicate balancing act that he pulls off: Neither wholly experimental nor wholly contemplative, Zapruder’s poetry repeatedly dramatizes the mutual entwining of these stances. Read "The Pajamaist" by Matthew Zapruder available from Rakuten Kobo. "Zapruder’s hip lyricism offers both the slippery comedy and a surprisingly grave, ultimately winning, commitment to rea Brand: Copper Canyon Press.

Microreview: Matthew Zapruder, The Pajamaist from Boston Review. Poems presented as objects of contemplation. “What does not change is my t-shirt / for three days and the will / to check email,” he writes in the book’s central sequence, “Twenty Poems for Noelle,” a concentrated meditation on loss, mortality, and the comforts of.

The Pajamaist, Copper Canyon Press, ISBN: Get this from a library. The pajamaist. [Matthew Zapruder] -- "The poems in The Pajamaist question our contemporary world with a mixture of humor, sensitivity, and linguistic innovation."--Jacket. The Pajamaist, poems by Mathew Zapruder (Copper Canyon): There is a famous story about John Lennon's visit to a London art gallery in the sixties, in which the Beatle was faced with a precariously tall step ladder leading up to a dangling telescope.

When he climbed to the top of the ladder and looked through the telescope, he saw the word "YES" printed on the lens, which both repaid his risk. Zapruder, The Cat’s Pajamas Matthew Zapruder’s second collection of poems, The Pajamaist, explores the world with a good-humored inquisitiveness that is engaging.

The poems touch on truth, suffering. Matthew Zapruder () is an American poet, editor, translator, and professor. His second poetry collection, The Pajamaist (Copper Canyon Press, ), won the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America, and was chosen by Library Journal as one of the top ten poetry volumes of Melanie Gideon is the author of the memoir The Slippery Year: A Meditation on Happily Ever After, an NPR and San Francisco Chronicle Best Book ofand a New York Times bestseller, as well as three young adult novels.

Her latest novel, W will be translated into 26 languages and is currently in development with Working Title Films/5(K). PSA Award Winning Books. Sun Bear. Author Matthew Zapruder. Matthew Zapruder received the Poetry Society's William Carlos Williams Prize for The Pajamaist, selected by Tony Hoagland.

Sun Bear is is fourth book, published by Copper Canyon Press in $ Some Say the Lark.I have to admit that while reading Matthew Zapruder’s new collection, The Pajamaist, I was looking for things not to er is an editor at Wave Books—formerly Verse Press—and part of New York’s poetry in-crowd, a band of poet/editors who publish each other in their respective literary journals and think that earnestness is for losers.

Matthew Zapruder lives in San Francisco and works as an editor at Wave Books. He holds degrees from Amherst College, UC Berkeley, and the University of Massachusetts and is the author of three collections of poetry: American Linden, Come on All You Ghosts, and The Pajamaist, which won the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America and was honored by Library Brand: Copper Canyon Press.