Voices Over Water
D. Nurkse's previous books of poetry include Shadow Wars, Isolation in
Action and Staggered Lights. He has received two National
Endowment for the Arts fellowships, the Whiting Writers' Award, and the
1998 Bess Hokin Prize from Poetry. In 1999, he received a New York State
Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. He has also written widely on human
rights. In 1996, he was appointed Poet Laureate of Brooklyn.