Motels Where We Lived

Motels Where We Lived

by Claire Millikin


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Poetry. Claire Millikin's second full- length collection, MOTELS WHERE WE LIVED, explores the hopefulness and precariousness of youth. Precisely hewn but expansive, these poems take as their materials snowy winter evenings, modern art, the life of Greta Garbo, and more. The poet's sharpness of vision creates an intimacy that invites us ever further into scenes of discovery, enchantment, loss, and confrontation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780877759225
Publisher: Unicorn Press
Publication date: 04/15/2014
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

With family roots in Georgia, Claire Millikin grew up in Georgia, North Carolina, and overseas. She graduated from Yale with a degree in Philosophy, and later earned her doctorate in English literature from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has worked as a janitor, a waitress, and a copywriter. She presently teaches Art History and Sociology at the University of Virginia. Before coming to Charlottesville, she lived for many years in rural coastal Maine.

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