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Door in the Mountain gathers together more than 70 new poems and all of the poems in Jean's previous books. It is the winner of the 2004 National Book Award for Poetry. Order it from your local bookseller or here.

"What I would say about Jean Valentine's poems is that they have a relationship to the invisible, the white spaces between the lines, to loss and to bouyancy that never fails." -- Fanny Howe

Read and listen to poems from Door in the Mountain here.

 

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