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Natalie Diaz’s Postcolonial Love Poem has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, and Percival Everett's Telephone has been named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

The Lover of Horses

Tess Gallagher
"Irony, honesty, sympathy and clean straight-to-the-heart prose is what informs the stories in this collection. . . . If you're looking for a fine book of stories, The Lover of Horses will not disappoint you."—Denise Gess, Philadelphia Inquirer

"[Tess Gallagher is] an excellent writer of prose who savors the elegance of simplicity and whose stories resonate and linger."—Bette Pesetsky, New York Times Book Review

"The day-to-day lives in The Lover of Horses are mined wth small, extraordinary moments of epiphany and unsettling insight."—Elizabeth Alexander, Washington Post Book World

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"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

About the Author

Tess  Gallagher
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Tess Gallagher is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Is, Is Not; Midnight Lantern: New and Selected Poems; Dear Ghosts; and Moon Crossing Bridge. Gallagher spends time in county Sligo, Ireland, and also in her hometown of Port Angeles, Washington.
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