This Fierce Geography

by Alex Kuo

"I happen to believe that there are a lot of good poets around at present, but a poet like Alex Kuo, who possesses a highly developed moral sense and a bitter honesty, is rare at any time, and especially in this time. We need him."

— Carolyn Kizer

Alex Kuo

This Fierce Geography

Memory of war in China from the perspective of a young boy; poems by a reflective man returning to Beijing decades later. Printed letterpress on Mohawk Superfine paper, sewn by hand into Rising Stonhenge wrappers in a limited edition of 500 copies.

Alex Kuo is a professor of English at Washington State University and author of several collections of poetry and fiction, as well as the novel, Chinese Opera (Hong Kong: Asia 2000). He was the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to China, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for fiction in 1991.

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