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The poet's first full-length collection, Quiet Money's New Edition consists almost exclusively of longer narrative poems, including the title poem about a bootlegger/pilot who flew the Atlantic solo before Charles Lindbergh. This piece is often cited as one of the most important poems of the 1980s and the movement to revive storytelling in verse.
A book-length poem that brilliantly reinvents narrative poetry, The Diviners is a single poem divided into five chapters, each a different decade. McDowell relates the most crucial developments in each decade spanning from the 1950s through 1990s, of the shared lives of Al, Eleanor, and their son, Tom. The Diviners records in blank verse the family's beginnings, their growth, their problems, their separation, and their ultimate reunion. The events...
Amazing Stories is a great collection of action short stories from "The Golden Age of Science Fiction". Featured here are five stories by Robert Emmet McDowell: "The Happy Castaway", "The Blue Venus", "The Great Green Blight", "Love Among the Robots", and "Red Witch of Mercury".
Four Classic Short Stories from The Golden Age of Science Fiction by Robert Emmett McDowell. Featured here: "The Happy Castaway", "The Blue Venus", "The Great Green Blight", and "Love Among the Robots".