The Rusted City

The Rusted City

by Rochelle Hurt
     
 

"In Hurt's breathtaking mixed work of prose poetry and verse, a history of place is caked in a 'deep layer of red dust.' The Rust Belt's rattling structures and sutured-up asphalt roads are palpable here in every musical sentence."—Oliver de la Paz

"In Hurt's sparkling debut, the tinny, melancholic, gorgeous stir of Baudelaire's heartbroken metropolis is

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"In Hurt's breathtaking mixed work of prose poetry and verse, a history of place is caked in a 'deep layer of red dust.' The Rust Belt's rattling structures and sutured-up asphalt roads are palpable here in every musical sentence."—Oliver de la Paz

"In Hurt's sparkling debut, the tinny, melancholic, gorgeous stir of Baudelaire's heartbroken metropolis is heard again, but this time its flesh and spirit are rusted. Hurt brings the prose poem back to life."—Sabrina Orah Mark

Rochelle Hurt was forged from iron ore in the steel mills of Youngstown, Ohio. Currently, she lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she is pursuing a PhD.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935210528
Publisher:
White Pine Press
Publication date:
02/11/2014
Series:
Marie Alexander Poetry Series , #18
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Rochelle Hurt: Rochelle Hurt was forged from iron ore in the steel mills of Youngstown, Ohio. She studied at Ohio State and at UNC-Wilmington, where she completed her MFA. Currently, she lives in Cincinnati, OH, where she is pursuing a PhD.

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