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Nathaniel Mackey

Nathaniel Mackey was born in Miami, Florida in 1947. He is the author of several books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, and has received many awards for his work, including the National Book Award in poetry for Splay Anthem, the Stephen Henderson Award from the African American Literature and Culture Society, and the Bollingen Prize from the Beinecke Library at Yale University. Mackey is the Reynolds Price Professor of English at Duke University, and edits the literary journal Hambone.

Nathaniel Mackey

Nathaniel Mackey was born in Miami, Florida in 1947. He is the author of several books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, and has received many awards for his work, including the National Book Award in poetry for Splay Anthem, the Stephen Henderson Award from the African American Literature and Culture Society, and the Bollingen Prize from the Beinecke Library at Yale University. Mackey is the Reynolds Price Professor of English at Duke University, and edits the literary journal Hambone.

Books by Nathaniel Mackey

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    Blue Fasa

    Nathaniel Mackey

    Paperback, 2015

    A stellar new collection of poems by “the Balanchine of the architecture dance” (The New York Times), and winner of the National Book Award in poetry.
  • 9780811219464 72

    Nod House

    Nathaniel Mackey

    Paperback, 2012

    A stellar new collection of poems by “the Balanchine of the architecture dance” (The New York Times) and winner of the 2006 National Book Award in poetry.
  • 9780811226608 72

    Late Arcade

    Nathaniel Mackey

    Paperback, 2017

    A new volume of the singular, ongoing, great American jazz novel
  • 9780811224468 72

    Blue Fasa

    Nathaniel Mackey

    E Book, 2015

    A stellar new collection of poems by “the Balanchine of the architecture dance” (The New York Times), and winner of the National Book Award in poetry.
  • 9780811226615 72

    Late Arcade

    Nathaniel Mackey

    E Book, 2017

    A new volume of the singular, ongoing, great American jazz novel
  • 9780811230629 72

    Double Trio: Tej Bet, So's Notice, Nerve Church: Limited Edition Box Set

    Nathaniel Mackey

    Hardback, 2021

    Three new books in a spectacular limited edition box carry the tradition of the long poem far into the 21st century with a “low-lit, slow-drag ebullience”