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MOLLY PEACOCK is a poet, essayist and nonfiction writer. Her latest work of nonfiction is the #1 bestselling The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life's Work at 72. She is also the author of the memoir Paradise, Piece by Piece. Her most recent collection of poems is The Second Blush. She is a Contributing Editor to the Literary Review of Canada, the editor of an anthology of essays, The Private I, and of How to Read a Poem and Start a Poetry Circle. Widely anthologized, her work appears in The Oxford Book of American Poetry, The Best of the Best American Poetry, and The Best American Essays. A dual citizen of the US and Canada, Molly Peacock is a former New Yorker who makes her home in Toronto with her husband, two cats, and a jam-packed terrace garden. Visit her at www.mollypeacock.org.


International praise for Molly Peacock:
* "She has a luxuriantly sensual imagination -- and an equally sensual feel for the language." Washington Post
* "Peacock's prose is a delight.... Fascinating, uplifting and beautiful." Vancouver Sun
* "There's a delicious tang to Peacock's vital poems -- a taste of earth, salty and laced with iron.... Gratifyingly lucid poems that mesh a rich physicality with arresting emotional precision." Booklist
Praise for The Paper Garden:
* "A rumination on art and the blossoming beauty of self that can be the gift of age and love." Kirkus Reviews

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