Chosen by the Lion is Linda Gregg's fourth collection, and her most eloquent, bespeaking a deeply personal reconciliation with the loss of love. Gregg is able to take common experience, to see it clearly, in all its mundane and ordinary complexity. But in her poetry, that experience is also explored in its affinity to the gods, to the ways of nature. The result is an experience that is firmly grounded in the ordinary, yet transformed spiritually.
Linda Gregg was born in Marin County, California. She has taught at the University of Iowa, the University of Houston, and at numerous writers' conferences and workshops. Gregg is the author of Too Bright to See, Alma and The Sacraments of Desire, all available from Graywolf Press. Gregg is a bicoastal resident of Marin County, California and Northampton, Massachusetts.