Fact-Simile’s final Poetry Trading Card of the season has just dropped in time for the holidays!
Paul Hoover is the author of more than 20 books of poetry, essays and translations, including desolation : souvenir (Omnidawn 2012), Beyond the Court Gate: Selected Poems of Nguyen Trai (Counterpath 2010) and Sonnet 56 (Les Figues 2009). He is the editor, along with Maxine Chernoff, of New American Writing and professor of creative writing at San Francisco State University.
His poetry trading card, patterned after a 1957 Topps baseball card design, features a photo by Sumit Bando and a new poem, “The Dog was Pleasant and the Cat was Firm”. Fact-Simile Poetry Trading Cards are printed on recycled paper and available for just 99 cents on their website!