Vision of a Storm Cloud

Trade Paper – $16.00

ISBN 978-0-8101-5044-7

Cloth Text – $41.95

ISBN 978-0-8101-5043-0
Publication Date
May 1996
Page Count
82 pages
Trim Size
5 1/2 x 8 1/2

Vision of a Storm Cloud

William Olsen

William Olsen's newest work is the harbinger of a new wave of American poetry. His poems are a rich, dense, and polished example of the voice of a strong new poet.

About the Author

William Olsen is a professor of English at Western Michigan University. He has received fellowships from the NEA and Bread Loaf and has won numerous awards for his poetry, including a Pushcart Prize and two Academy of American Poets awards. His other work includes the collections The Hand of God and a Few Bright Flowers and Technorage.

"This is an important and stunning book of poems, and Olsen's re-interpretation of the visionary poet profoundly resuscitates that genre in an age that desperately needs it." —Rain Taxi

"Vision of a Storm Cloud, William Olsen's second book of poems, is an artful, singular book about the struggle for hope and faith and peace." —Black Warrior Review