balladeer of moons

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JOSEPH PARIS is an acclaimed American poet. He has written Eve Chose To Know, Venus 'Til Noon, and Love Poems Sweet, Love Poems Bitter. Gwendolyn Brooks described him as "the American Poet of the Future," because she was impressed with the "chances he took with language and line." Denise Levertov has calIed him "one of the best romantic lyricists in America today." Mr. Paris is also the author of an illustrated children's book of verse, "The Fox and the Weasel." He has written a number of stage plays and movie scripts, and was the recipient of the Nelson Algren Award. He is a songwriter as well, using a keyboard primarily to compose his works. View an interview with him at "The Struggles of the American Writer."