The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named: Poems

The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named: Poems

by Nicole Sealey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810133129
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 04/15/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,262,029
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

NICOLE SEALEY was born in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., and raised in Apopka, Florida. Sealey is a Cave Canem graduate fellow as well as the recipient of a 2014 Elizabeth George Foundation Grant. Her other honors include the 2014 Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from The American Poetry Review, a 2013 Daniel Varoujan Award, and the 2012 Poetry International Prize. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets 2011, Harvard Review, Ploughshares, Third Coast, and elsewhere.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
The First Person Who Will Live To Be One Hundred and Fifty Years Old
Has Already Been Born                                                                                              
Medical History                                                                                                                      
Instead of Executions, Think Death Erections                                                                                  
Candelabra with Heads                                                                                                                      
Virginia is for Lovers                                                                                                              
Object Permanence                                                                                                                
Imagine Sisyphus Happy                                                                                                        
Even the Gods                                                                                                                                   
In Igboland                                                                                                                            

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