This is the third in a series of books recommended by the FCR staff for reading during National Poetry Month.
From Robert Hambling Davis
The Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing by Richard Hugo
Good Poems: Selected and Introduced by Garrison Keillor
Good Poems for Hard Times: Selected and Introduced by Garrison Keillor
Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (an anthology of contemporary poems selected and with an introduction by Billie Collins)
Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
Robert Hambling Davis has published in The Fox Chase Review, The Sun, Antietam Review, Memoir (and), Philadelphia Stories, Santa Monica Review, and elsewhere. He’s been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, and received three Delaware Division of the Arts grants, two for fiction and one for creative nonfiction. He was a fiction semifinalist in the William Faulkner Creative Writing Contest in 2002 and 2012, and a creative nonfiction winner in 2013. Robert helps direct the Delaware Literary Connection, a nonprofit serving writers in Delaware and surrounding areas. He is a member of the Delaware Artist Roster, and has given writing workshops and readings in the Mid-Atlantic.