DABNEY STUART has published 18 previous volumes of poetry, most recently Greenbrier Forest, Open the Gates, Tables, Family Preserve, and The Man Who Loves Cézanne. A former resident at the Rockefeller Center in Bellagio, Italy, he has also held a Virginia Artists Fellowship, two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He won the Library of Virginia Poetry Prize for 2006. His work is in the audio and video archives at the Library of Congress. Stuart and his wife Sandra live in Lexington, Virginia.
“Time's Body is the work of a mature voice, resonating with both eloquence and humor. It is a voice filled with formal seriousness and unhurried playfulness, not wholly committed to the canons of intellectualism or confessionalism—the voice of an aging troubadour who quotes André Viette in the preliminary pages of the book: "Nothing's going to grow if it's not there. . . .” Read the Full Review by Diane M. Moore, A Word’s Worth Blog