By Terese Svoboda
Professor Harriman’s Steam Air-Shipcharts a contemporary landscape of violence and death while reaching for joy and aiming for flight. This courageous, powerful collection stands among Svoboda’s finest work.
A recent Guggenheim fellow, Terese Svoboda is the author of six previous collections of poetry, an opera, a biography, six novels, a memoir, and a book of translations from Nuer. Currently teaching at Stony Brook/Southampton, Svoboda has twice been Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Hawaii and has held the McGee Professorship at Davidson. She has taught at Williams, Sarah Lawrence, Columbia School of the Arts, College of William and Mary, and many other institutions.