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Author: Carla Harryman

Carla Harryman is an American poet, prose writer, playwright and performance writer often associated with the Language poets. She serves on the faculty of the Creative Writing Program in the Department of English Language and Literature at Eastern Michigan University and as Senior Artist in Residence in the MFA Program in Poetics at University of Washington, Bothell. Born in Orange, California, Harryman studied at the University of California, Santa Barbara and San Francisco State University. In 1979, she co-founded the San Francisco Poets Theater, which staged numerous experimental plays. Harryman has received grants and awards from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Fund for Poetry, Opera America Next Stage Grant (with composer Erling Wold), Alexander Gerbode Foundation, and the NEA Consortium Playwrights Commission, among others.

Adorno's Noise
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Adorno's Noise

Essay Press

Cultural Writing. Essays. ADORNO'S NOISE is a collection of experimental, poetic, and conceptual essays that "once again proves how necessary an encounter with [Harryman's] writing has become for us today" (Avital Ronell). ADORNO'S NOISE takes a stu...

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Animal Instincts
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Animal Instincts

This Press

Fiction. An array of Harryman's writing, including poetry, prose, plays, and essays. Printed in an edition of 1,000 copies, of which twenty-six are lettered A-Z and signed by the author.

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BABY
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BABY

Zephyr Press / Adventures in Poetry

Poetry. Carla Harryman is the author of 11 books of poetry, prose plays and essays. Her two experimental novels, GARDENER OF STARS and THE WORDS: AFTER CARL SANDBURG's ROOTABAGA STORIES AND JEAN PAUL SARTRE are "explorations of the paradise and wast...

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Gardener of Stars
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Gardener of Stars

Atelos

Fiction. Carla Harryman describes GARDENER OF STARS as "an experimental novel that explores the paradise and wastelands of utopian desire." The book offers a mythic history of a post-historical city situated in a garden landscape whose inhabitants a...

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OPEN BOX (IMPROVISATIONS)
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OPEN BOX (IMPROVISATIONS)

Belladonna*

Poetry. OPEN BOX (IMPROVISATIONS) is the newest book from prolific poet Carla Harryman. "GRNN alert just in--Joseph Cornell is doing the can-can over the delicious debris organization in Harryman's OPEN BOX. This dance of demi-characters--half half,...

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W-/M-
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W-/M-

SplitLevel Texts

Poetry. "In this pair of wry, dark, brilliant books, we hear tell of domestic partnerships with a shifting array of W and M. Women and Men? Names multiply, genders reverse, and those initials, flipped, transform into one another. I suspect M could r...

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The Words: After Carl Sandburg's Rootabaga Stories and Jean-Paul Sartre
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The Words: After Carl Sandburg's Rootabaga Stories and Jean-Paul Sartre

O Books

Fiction. "In THE WORDS, Harryman playfully examines the family, the suburbs, daily life, the position of woman, while boldly undermining notions about character and plot. There's a ferocity to her wit, a cunning to her deconstructions—and always a d...

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