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Rob Carney is a finalist for the 2017 Pangaea Prize. There are three poems here that are going to knock your socks off even though you have shoes on. Read them and enjoy.


robcarneyliteraryartsphotoRob Carney is the author of four previous books of poems, most recently 88 Maps (Lost Horse Press, 2015), which was named a finalist for the Washington State Book Award, as well as the forthcoming collection The Book of Sharks (Black Lawrence Press). In 2014 he received the Robinson Jeffers/Tor House Foundation Award for Poetry. His work has appeared previously in The Poet’s Billow (2015), as well as Cave Wall, Columbia Journal, Sugar House Review, and many others, and he writes a regularly featured series called “Old Roads, New Stories” for Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments. He lives in Salt Lake City.