Biography of Scott Minar
College professor and editor. Poems in The Paris Review, Poetry International, Crazyhorse, Ninth Letter, The Laurel Review, and many other journals in the US and Canada. Five books. Joyce Carol Oates: 'Scott Minar's work is a remarkable find.'
Scott Minar's Works:
The Body's Fire (Clarellen 2002)
The Palace of Reasons (Mammoth Books 2006)
Exercises for Poets: Double Bloom (with E. Dougherty, Pearson 2006)
The Working Poet (Autumn House 2009)
The Working Poet II (Mammoth Books 2014)
Revisiting Snow Man
Insidious knows some snow men.
Some are gracious and malformed,
leaves stuck in ice. Some are contingency
plans against the spring—
hold onto the preserving material
as long as possible. Some
are recalcitrant collectors of light.
He tried once to go and talk