Annotations for In the Room of Never Grieve : New and Selected Poems, 1985-2003


Perseus Publishing

"Waldman is at the apex of her career, and the legitimate heir to Allen Ginsberg's crown as America's underground ‘poet-ambassador' laureate."--Colorado Springs Independent

In the Room of Never Grieve charts Anne Waldman's dynamic career and reveals a mature, wise, and spiritual poet with enormous energy and vast literary powers. A CD featuring Waldman's performance of her signature work accompanies this exhilarating and vital addition to American poetry. While reading these poems is essential, hearing the poet's voice lift them off the page is transcendent.

Anne Waldman is a poet, performer, cultural activist, professor, and author of over forty books. In an ongoing -mission to "make the world safe for poetry," she teaches seminars and -performs her work around the globe.



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Perseus Publishing
This indispensable collection showcases the vocal virtuosity and dancing intellect of internationally renowned poet Anne Waldman.


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