Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry
The poems in James Najarian’s debut collection are by turns tragic and
mischievous, always with an exuberant attention to form. Najarian turns
his caprine eye to the landscapes and history of Berks Country,
Pennsylvania, and to the middle east of his extended Armenian family.
These poems examine our bonds to the earth, to animals, to art and to
desire. more... about The Goat Songs
Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, 2017