Birds and Fancies

Birds and Fancies

by Elizabeth Treadwell

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Overview


Poetry. Rhyme and ancestry--literary and otherwise--become contemporary in Elizabeth Treadwell's newest collection, BIRDS & FANCIES, which traces a deepening initiation into the mysteries and continuities of history and biology brought on by motherhood. "Oh daughter thou/shalt grounde & playe." Elizabeth Treadwell was born in Oakland, California in 1967, of Cherokee, English, Irish and unknown heritage; she lives there now with her family. Since 2000 she has served as the director of Small Press Traffic Literary Arts Center at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781905700165
Publisher: Shearsman Books
Publication date: 01/01/2006
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author


Elizabeth Treadwell (born 1967) is an American poet and fiction writer. Her works in prose include the novel The Queen of Cups (SFSU, 1997) and the story collection Populace (Avec Books, 1999). Her works in verse include the collections LILYFOIL + 3 (O Books, 2004), Chantry (Chax Press, 2004), Cornstarch Figurine (Dusie Books, 2006), Birds & Fancies (Shearsman Books, 2007), and Wardolly (Chax Press, 2008). Born in Oakland, California, Treadwell is a graduate of the Berkeley Unified School District, the University of California, Berkeley (B.A. in Native American Studies, 1991), and San Francisco State University (MFA in Creative Writing, 1997). From 2000-2007, she was director of Small Press Traffic Literary Arts Center at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.

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