Evelyn As: Poems

Evelyn As: Poems

by Christine Butterworth-McDermott


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These dynamic, fraught, and textural poems provide a stunning and heartbreaking portrait of a life of stardom, violence, scandal, and survival, weaving together everything from the Persephone myth to Rapunzel and Snow White—not to mention also gaze theory, the sometimes (wildly complicated) transformative power of art, and the roles we all play both willingly and un-. At its heart, Evelyn As is a compelling, gripping, and tragic blockbuster of a book, simultaneously cinematic, awe inspiring, and crushing.

—Matt Hart

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781944388737
Publisher: Fomite
Publication date: 05/01/2019
Pages: 126
Sales rank: 947,577
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Christine Butterworth-McDermott's poetry, fiction, and nonfiction has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Cimarron, The Normal School, River Styx, Sliver of Stone, and Southeast Review, among others. She is the author of Tales on Tales: Sestinas (2010), Woods & Water, Wolves & Women (2012), as well as the founder and co-editor of the online journal, Gingerbread House Literary Magazine. She is a professor of English and Creative Writing at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.

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