About the Book

The Cartographer’s Tongue

The Cartographer’s Tongue

April 2000
Trade Paperback · 96 Pages
$14.00 U.S. · $17.00 CAN · £9.99 U.K. · €9.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781893996069
White Pine Press


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Qustions of geography, ethnic identity, and the corssing of cultural borders keep company with poetic form in this first collection of work.

“These poems will wound you and haunt you, but the larger knowing they bring is crucial . Susan Rich is a caring citizen of every heartland.”—Naomi Shihab Nye

“Susan Rich gives us a collection of poems…generous in the range and power of their emotion.”—J. M. Coetzee

About the Author

Susan Rich is a poet and Fulbright Fellow. She teaches at Highline College and lives in Seattle, WA.