In exquisitely mysterious prose poems ranging from epistles to proofs,
Small Gods meditates on deeply human questions of faith, creating an inward, almost timeless landscape that widens outward from the familial and the existential and that opens up to the stars.
About the Author
Matthew Minicucci is the author of one previous collection of poetry,
Translation, chosen by Jane Hirshfield for the 2014 Wick Poetry Prize. He is the recipient of fellowships and awards from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Wick Poetry Center, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he received his MFA. His work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Best New Poets 2014,
The Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, The Southern Review, and the
Virginia Quarterly Review. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his partner Elizabeth and their cat, Puck.