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Any God Will Do
ISBN: PB: 9780887486531, University of Chicago Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, March 2020
80 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
"There are no machine guns, or cameras, here". "Any God Will Do" is a collection that investigates the lines between worldliness and asceticism, belief and delusion, chance and design, desire and its transcendence. Internal and end rhyme structure t...
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My Second Work
ISBN: PB: 9780887486548, University of Chicago Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, March 2020
72 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
"The soul remembers all of this. How I swept the floor / with my golden hair. How I fed it watermelon and wine / from a porcelain dish. How I called it teacher and it called me teacher's pet". Metaphysical in concern and hypermodern in tone, Bridget...
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Flourish
ISBN: PB: 9780887486555, University of Chicago Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, March 2020
96 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
In "Flourish", multiple meanings catch light – as the leaves of growing things might, or the facets of cut gemstones, or a signal mirror flashing in distress. These poems explore themes of thriving, growth, innovation, and survival, while immersing t...
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Take Nothing
ISBN: PB: 9780887486562, University of Chicago Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, March 2020
80 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
The poems of "Take Nothing" are embedded in connections to family and landscape, to memory and possibility. They especially explore and distill those indelible, sometimes small, moments that cumulatively shape the arc of a life. These can be as surpr...
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Silver and Information
ISBN: PB: 9780887486456, University of Chicago Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, March 2020
72 pp., 23.4x13.9 cm
The title of "Silver and Information" comes from a photographer's statement, "My work is becoming more and more and more silver and less and less information". This book swings between the poles of aboriginal working-class Philadelphia, where a fathe...
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Memoir
ISBN: PB: 9780887486449, University of Chicago Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, January 2020
96 pp., 24.1x13.9 cm
At the funeral the priest said, our sister enters the gates of paradise in a company of angels. Mom, were you waiting? I have no mother, your mother's gone, and the you that lives on, me, I must learn she is enough. From this room I see snow. Snow. T...
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Saint Friend
ISBN: PB: 9780887486432, University of Chicago Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, January 2020
72 pp., 24.1x13.9 cm
These are the people we are. Saint Friend, carry me when I am tired and carry yourself. Let's keep singing the songs we don't live by let's meet tomorrow. "Saint Friend" is a book of empathy. Its ten lyric poems are troubled with the prospect of sat...
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Brightword
ISBN: PB: 9780887486517, University of Chicago Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, November 2019
64 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
Though none of us can predict our own futures, there are distinctive factors – individual and collective – that may forcibly turn our attention toward the uncertain.  In the poems in Brightword the speaker, a mother, contemplates the microcosm and ma...
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