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Rigger Death & Hoist Another (Paperback)

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Poetry. Poems located in the interstices of parenting and politics that vibrate with heat, anger, and strange grace. Rife with guns, tattoos, booze, wounds, and lost teeth, these explosive narrative lyrics imagine what it means to try and fail and still go on.

About the Author

Laura McCullough's most recent book is "Panic," winner of a 2009 Kinereth Gensler Award, published by Alice James Books. Her other books include, "Speech Acts, from Black Lawrence Press" which will also publish "Rigger Death & Hoist Another" in 2013, "What Men Want" and "The Dancing Bear," as well as two chapbooks, "Women and Other Hostages," which won a 2009 Flip Kelly Award from Amsterdam Press, and "Elephant Anger," online at Mudlark. She writes essays, fiction, and literary memoir as well and has been awarded two New Jersey State Arts Council Fellowships, one in prose and one in poetry. She has been awarded scholarships or fellowships from Sewanee Writers Conference, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, the Vermont Studio Center, The Nebraska Summer Writers Conference, and was a finalist for a fellowship in Creative Non-fiction at the DC Writers House. She holds an MFA in fiction from Goddard College, and her essays, criticism, poems, and short fiction have appeared in "The Georgia Review, New South, Guernica, The American Poetry Review, Green Mountains Review, Pank, The Writer's Chronicle, Gulf Coast, Pedestal, Painted Bride Quarterly, " and others. A featured performer at the 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival, she is also editing and anthology of essays by contemporary poets on the work of Stephen Dunn, and is co-editing an anthology of essays on poetry and race with Reginald Dwayne Betts. She is the editor of "Mead: the Magazine of Literature and Libations," and an editor at large for "TransPortal Magazine."

Product Details
ISBN: 9781937854294
ISBN-10: 1937854299
Publisher: Black Lawrence Press
Publication Date: October 22nd, 2013
Pages: 88
Language: English