Tess Gallagher

Tess Gallagher

Tess Gallagher is the author of eight volumes of poetry, including Midnight Lantern: New and Selected Poems, Dear Ghosts, and Moon Crossing BridgeIn 2008 Blackstaff Press (Belstaff) and Eastern Washington Press published Barnacle Soup: Stories from the West of Ireland, a collaboration with the Irish storyteller Josie Gray. Distant Rain, a conversation with the highly respected Buddhist nun Jakucho Setouchi, of Kyoto, is both an art book and a cross-cultural moment. Gallagher is also the author of Amplitude: New and Selected PoemsSoul Barnacles: Ten More Years with RayA Concert of Tenses: Essays on Poetry, and three collections of short fiction: At the Owl Woman Saloon, The Lover of Horses and Other Stories, and The Man From Kinvara: Selected Stories. She spearheaded the publication of Raymond Carver's Beginners in Library of America's complete collection of his stories. She spends time in a cottage on Lough Arrow in County Sligo in the west of Ireland and also lives and writes in her hometown of Port Angeles, Washington.

 

Midnight Lantern

New and Selected Poems
Tess Gallagher

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2011

"Tess Gallagher’s is perhaps the most deeply moving and spiritual and intensely intelligent poetry being written in America today."—William Heyen

The Man from Kinvara

Selected Stories
Tess Gallagher

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2009

Selected stories from a renowned poet and prose writer "who savors the elegance of simplicity and whose stories resonate and linger."—The New York Times Book Review  

Dear Ghosts,

Poems
Tess Gallagher

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2008

"It is impossible to read Tess Gallagher's poems without being drawn into their mesmerizing rhythms and convinced of the rightness of her intense yet unforced images."—Joyce Carol Oates

Moon Crossing Bridge

Tess Gallagher

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1992

Tess Gallagher's best-known and beloved collection of elegies to her husband, the writer Raymond Carver

The Lover of Horses

Tess Gallagher

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1992

"In this debut collection poet Tess Gallagher shows herself to be a compelling teller of tales. She has a fine ear, a fine eye, and a magician's impeccable timing."—Los Angeles Times

Amplitude

New and Selected Poems
Tess Gallagher

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1988

"A masterpiece of connection" from acclaimed poet Tess Gallagher (San Francisco Chronicle)

Under Stars

Tess Gallagher

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1978
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