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Lynn Emanuel

Lynn Emanuel is the author of five books of poetry, Hotel FiestaThe DigThen, Suddenly—Noose and Hook, and, most recently, The Nerve Of It : Poems New and Selected, which was just awarded the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets.


Today as I boarded my train of thought, I thought of you, your bristling ennui, and, in my mind, I opened my umbrella in the face of the porter carrying my cerebral baggage and in the face of that beauty with a nose ring from Phoenix.

Lynn Emanuel
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Lynn Emanuel