At the Border of Wilshire & Nobody: Winner of the 2015 Howling Bird Press Poetry Prize

At the Border of Wilshire & Nobody: Winner of the 2015 Howling Bird Press Poetry Prize

by Marci Vogel

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At the Border of Wilshire & Nobody: Winner of the 2015 Howling Bird Press Poetry Prize by Marci Vogel


Poetry. California Interest. "A striking debut...In Vogel's fine first collection of poems, she follows in [Elizabeth] Bishop's footsteps, finding complexity and depth in the fleeting details of the day to day."--Kirkus Reviews




"Marci Vogel's poetry is wildly generous in its vision yet also exquisitely elegant in its precise, lyric grace...The emotional power of these poems reverberates beyond the intricately latticed webs of her lines, announcing the arrival of a truly original and breathtaking new poet."--David St. John

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ISBN-13: 9780996195201
Publisher: Howling Bird Press
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author


Marci Vogel is a Los Angeles-based poet, fiction writer, scholar, translator, and educator. She is the author of AT THE BORDER OF WILSHIRE & NOBODY, winner of the inaugural Howling Bird Press Poetry Prize. Her latest, Death and Other Holidays, won the Miami Book Fair De Groot Foundation Prize for the Novella, and is published by Melville House. Her poetry, translations, essays, and fiction appear in FIELD, VIDA, Jacket2, Plume, Quarter After Eight, Poet Lore, Colorado Review, and Seneca Review, among others. She is the recipient of a Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, a writer-in-residence grant from the Fondation Ténot, and a Hillary Gravendyk Memorial Scholarship from the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Her work has also earned recognition from the Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the AWP Intro Journals Project, and the James Jones Literary Society. She has been invited for readings and talks at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers, the University of Strasbourg, Kelly Writers House, the University of Pennsylvania, the School of Beaux-Arts in Tours, France, and the University of Louvain- la-Neuve, Belgium. A first-generation college student, Vogel holds a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Southern California, where she is currently a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.

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