Books by Judith Vollmer

THE DOOR OPEN TO THE FIRE by Judith Vollmer
Released: Sept. 22, 1998

"Forche or Broumas, Vollmer sings herself and her city."
Chatty and free-flowing, Vollmer's best poems are generous celebrations of Pittsburgh and her ethnic family; the winner of Wisconsin's Brittingham Prize for her first book, Level Green (1991), Vollmer teaches college writing and incorporates her experiences in a number of overly loose poems, in which she quotes her students, who also complain about her poetic models, including James Wright, the subject of a long homage for his portraits of hobos. Read full book review >