Myrna Stone is the author of four full-length books of poems, the last two of which—In the Present Tense: Portraits of My Father and The Casanova Chronicles—were finalists for the Ohioana Book Award in Poetry. Her first book, The Art of Loss, earned for her the 2001 Ohio Poet of the Year Award. The recipient of two Ohio Arts Council Fellowships and a Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship, her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in journals such as Poetry, Boulevard, The Massachusetts Review, Black Warrior Review, River Styx, and Nimrod.
Five Poems by Myrna Stone,
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