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Author: Catherine Wagner

Catherine Wagner was born in Burma and grew up in Baltimore. She is the author of NERVOUS DEVICE (City Lights Publishers, 2012), MY NEW JOB (Fence Books, 2009), MACULAR HOLE (Fence Books, 2004) and MISS AMERICA (Fence Books, 2001). With Rebecca Wolff, she edited NOT FOR MOTHERS ONLY: CONTEMPORARY POEMS ON CHILD-GETTING & CHILD REARING (Fence Books, 2007). Recent chapbooks include Bornt (Dusie, 2009), Articulate How (Big Game, 2008) and Hole in the Ground (Slack Buddha, 2008). She teaches at Miami University in Oxford, OH.

Macular Hole
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Macular Hole

Fence Books

Poetry. Catherine Wagner's poems proclaim a finitude that is anything but final, that is instead embodied and generative. That Wagner is in love with the world and its transactions—perceptions, superficial and otherwise; childbearing, painful and ot...

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Miss America
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Miss America

Fence Books

Poetry. "The poems of Catherine Wagner are instantly sacramental, immediately mysterious. Showing songlines to Spicer's profanity and to Zukofsky's purest register, they move through musics entirely their own. There, MISS AMERICA finds a broken worl...

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My New Job
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My New Job

Fence Books

Poetry. A third book of poems by a gurlesque pioneer who continues her intimate and formally inventive exploration of gender, sex, commerce, and power.

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Nervous Device
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Nervous Device

City Lights Publishers

Poetry. In NERVOUS DEVICE, Catherine Wagner takes inspiration from William Blake's "bounding line" to explore the poem as a body at the intersection between poet and audience. Using this as a figure for sexual, political, and economic interactions, ...

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