Space/Gap/Interval/Distance

Space/Gap/Interval/Distance

by Judy Halebsky
     
 

Poetry. The poems in Judy Halebsky's SPACE/GAP/INTERVAL/DISTANCE, winner of the Sixteen Rivers Press 2011 Poets-Under-Forty Chapbook Contest, combine memory and depth of feeling with luminous observation and precision of craft. In a voice utterly her own, Halebsky translates her experience of living in Japan into poems influenced by butoh dance, haiku, and,

Overview


Poetry. The poems in Judy Halebsky's SPACE/GAP/INTERVAL/DISTANCE, winner of the Sixteen Rivers Press 2011 Poets-Under-Forty Chapbook Contest, combine memory and depth of feeling with luminous observation and precision of craft. In a voice utterly her own, Halebsky translates her experience of living in Japan into poems influenced by butoh dance, haiku, and, momentously, the Japanese language itself, finding in kanji, the basic written characters of Japanese, a rich source of insight, metaphor and fresh associative power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780981981659
Publisher:
Sixteen Rivers Press
Publication date:
04/03/2012
Pages:
38
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Judy Halebsky's book SKY=EMPTY won the New Issues Poetry Prize and was a finalist for the California Book Award. The MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony, and the Canada Council for the Arts have supported her work. Born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada, she studied art and literature in Japan for five years on fellowships from the Japanese Ministry of Culture. With a collective of Tokyo poets, she edits and translates the bilingual poetry journal Eki Mae. She lives in San Francisco and teaches at Dominican University of California.

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