Foreword Reviews

Words for Elephant Man

2012 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Poetry (Adult Nonfiction)

Sir Frederick Treves, the London Hospital surgeon who studied the Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick (1862-1890), wrote of him, “I supposed that Merrick was imbecile and had been imbecile from birth.” The conviction was no doubt encouraged by the hope that his intellect was the blank I imagined it... Read More