Winner of the Tampa Review Prize for Poetry. Levine’s Ask is beautifully described by poet Ruth Schwartz as “a stunning book” that “time and time again renders me speechless with awe and agreement.” Past recipient of the Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry and winner of the Anhinga Prize in Poetry for her first collection, Levine also maintains an on-going clinical practice as a child psychologist. She draws from her own frontline experiences as a professional psychologist, a mother of three, and a daughter, in order to bring to light some of the more disturbing aspects of how our culture enacts love and desire. Poet Edward Hirsch praises it as “a book that asks us to think by feeling” and the judges wrote that “if a fearless gaze could speak, this would be its voice.”

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Dimensions 6 × 9 in


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