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Distance from Birth
     

Distance from Birth

by Tracy Philpot, Donald Revell (Foreword by)
 

Poetry. DISTANCE FROM BIRTH by Tracy Philpot is one of the winners of the Elixir Press Inaugural Poetry Awards. This is her second book of poetry. "Tracy Philpot's DISTANCE FROM BIRTH possesses an original fervor that arises from the injured earth out of the injured mouth. Here is a generous, whole-fleshed poetic idiom, stringent yet wild, blasted yet flexible

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Poetry. DISTANCE FROM BIRTH by Tracy Philpot is one of the winners of the Elixir Press Inaugural Poetry Awards. This is her second book of poetry. "Tracy Philpot's DISTANCE FROM BIRTH possesses an original fervor that arises from the injured earth out of the injured mouth. Here is a generous, whole-fleshed poetic idiom, stringent yet wild, blasted yet flexible enough to mark threat and scar as well as capture the sports of the heart"--Dean Young. Her work has appeared in such publications as New American Writing, Southern Poetry Review, and Fence. She lives in Seldovia, Alaska.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780970934215
Publisher:
Elixir Press
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Tracy Philpot lives just outside Seldovia, Alaska, a remote community accessible only by plane or boat, in a little cabin with her husband, son, and animals. She received her Ph.D. and MA from the University of Denver, and now works as an advocate for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Her first book, Incorrect Distances, was published by the University of Georgia Press.

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