Flim-Yoked Scrim

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Poetry. These poems tend to investigate, and perhaps challenge, the assumption that poetry is political. As one book of the Heretical Texts series its mission is a focused imagining of 'political poetry' as a form of public intervention, invention, and invocation that calls on (and up) language to call out a public. This series is first and foremost about resisting easy conclusions, exclusions, and reclusions-among them the potential losses and lapses inherent to thinking too quickly past old categories. Diane ...
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Overview


Poetry. These poems tend to investigate, and perhaps challenge, the assumption that poetry is political. As one book of the Heretical Texts series its mission is a focused imagining of 'political poetry' as a form of public intervention, invention, and invocation that calls on (and up) language to call out a public. This series is first and foremost about resisting easy conclusions, exclusions, and reclusions-among them the potential losses and lapses inherent to thinking too quickly past old categories. Diane Ward's work has appeared in dozens of small press publications, including TRIPWIRE, CONJUNCTIONS, and RADDLE MOON. She has received the California Arts Council Artists Fellowship in Literature, National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, and San Francisco State University Poetry Center's Book of the Year Award, among other distinctions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600010453
  • Publisher: Factory School
  • Publication date: 6/30/2006
  • Pages: 56

Meet the Author


Diane Ward was born in Washington, DC and currently lives in Santa Monica, California. She attended the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, DC. She has published ten books of poetry including, most recently, Flim-Yoked Scrim, Factory School, 2006, When You Awake, New York: Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, Portrait As If Through My Own Voice, Los Angeles: Margin to Margin, 2001 and Portraits and Maps (with Michael C. McMillen), Italy: ML NLF Editions, 2000.
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