Robert Vivian

Lamb Bright Saviors

Lamb Bright Saviors begins as an apocalyptically inclined itinerant preacher staggers across the Nebraska prairie. With his young assistant Mady in town hauling a wagon stacked with bibles, it's not long before the preacher finds he's come to the final fulfillment of his self-proclaimed life's work: to die in front of a group of strangers.

Cold Snap As Yearning

poetry
collection of dervish essays (new kind of prose poem)
co-written with the poet Richard Jackson
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Fiction
In this third and final volume of the trilogy, Vivian weaves the voices of Lem, Jackson, and Lem's estranged wife, Lissa, into an American triptych of longing, remembering, and innocence--of hopes almost fulfilled and inevitably disappointed--as we race to Jackson's reckoning with history that must have its day.
“Robert Vivian’s prose is lyrical and harrowing—harrowing in the Biblical sense.”
Nonfiction
“Robert Vivian is one of the finest, most lyrical essayists of his time.”
–Sue William Silverman

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