Author: Tarfia Faizullah
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809333260
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The poems in this captivating collection weave beauty with violence, the personal with the historic as they recount the harrowing experiences of the two hundred thousand female victims of rape and torture at the hands of the Pakistani army ...


Author: Traci Brimhall
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809385791
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From the graveyards and battlefields of the Civil War to the ancient forests of Brazil, from desire to despair, landscapes both literal and emotional are traversed in this unforgettable collection of poems.

The Hemophiliac S Motorcycle

Author: Tom Andrews
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 158729009X
Size: 16.65 MB
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The poems ae buoyant with humor and mindful of larger mysteries even as they investigate very personal issues. There is an urgency that is compelling; the work is immersed in the private grief of the speaker without excluding the reader.

The Work Of Creation

Author: Luke Hankins
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1625643608
Size: 73.90 MB
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Tarfia faizullah is a talented young poet whose first collection, Seam, received the
Crab orchard Series in Poetry first Book award. This collection arose from
faizullah's interviews, supported by a fullbright fellowship, with women who were
victims of rape and abuse during the 1971 War of independence between
Pakistan and what is now Bangladesh. faizullah's work. 6. ibid., 56–57. 7. ibid., “
Speculation along the Way,” 52. each day, i begin to disappear into yards of silk
21 whIch I Is I?

A Study Guide For Joelle Biele S Rapture

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1410356248
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However, White Summer won a First Book Award from the Crab Orchard Review
Series in Poetry, and poet and critic Allison Joseph, commenting why she
selected White Summer for the award, notes, "Biele's poems, which range from
short lyrics to longer meditations, are startling in their clarity, precise in their
diction, and deft in their craft.... This book is alive in the world, not just merely of it.
" In a review of White Summer for the Antioch Review, poet and critic Jane
Satterfield writes, ...

Becoming Ebony

Author: Patricia Jabbeh Wesley
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809388863
Size: 31.68 MB
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Poetry “Patricia Jabbeh Wesley's lush collection of poems Becoming Ebony is in
many respects a memoir of the life she lost when she was forced to flee Liberia
because of war. Naturally ... Allison Joseph, author of Imitation of Life and In
Every Seam patricia Jabbeh Wesley was born in tugbakeh, Maryland County,
Liberia, and grew up in Monrovia. ... Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry Printed
in the United States of America Cover design: erin Kirk New Cover illustration: teri

Train To Agra

Author: Vandana Khanna
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809390280
Size: 32.65 MB
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Allison Ioseph, author of In Every Seam and Soul Train “Poised around a train
ride to the Taj Mahal, Khanna's poems track a layered and joyful personal
journey amidst great fluctuations of our times—immigration, travel. I admire the ...
Uniteii States ofAmerita Cover photographs: Anthor's tollettion Cover design: Erin
Kirk New Southern Illinois University Press P.O. BOX 3697 CARBONDALE, IL
62902-3697 ...

White Summer

Author: Joelle Biele
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 9780809324682
Size: 21.96 MB
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POETRY "White Summer, the first collection from poet Joelle Biele, is a book full
of gorgeous language, delicate yet enduring imagery, and a quiet lyric intensity
that is far too rare in contemporary poetry. No life detail— a fly, a group of
starlings, a festival of dolls- escapes Biele's notice, and we are better for having
seen the world through her eyes. Biclc's poems, which range from short lyrics to
longer meditations, are startling in their clarity, precise in their diction, and deft in
their craft.

The Kitchen Dweller S Testimony

Author: Ladan Osman
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803278594
Size: 70.98 MB
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Winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, The Kitchen-Dweller’s Testimony asks: Whose testimony is valid?


Author: Hala Alyan
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809335409
Size: 11.60 MB
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Alyan's prize book is cogent and unfailingly beautiful. ... Chad Davidson Furious
Lullaby Oliver de la Paz Names above Houses Oliver de la Paz The Star-
Spangled Banner Denise Duhamel Smith Blue Camille T. Dungy Seam Tarfia
Faizullah Beautiful Trouble Amy Fleury Sympathetic Magic Amy Fleury Soluble
Fish Mary Jo Firth Gillett Pelican Tracks Elton Glaser Winter Amnesties Elton
Glaser Strange Land ...