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Author: Lucia Perillo

Lucia Perillo is the author of six books of poetry. Among her many awards are the Norma Farber First Book Award, the Kate Tufts Prize, the Balcones Prize, the Kingsley Tufts Award and the MacArthur Fellowship. Her critically acclaimed memoir, I've Heard the Vultures Singing: Field Notes on Poetry, Illness, and Nature (Trinity University Press), was published in 2007. INSEMINATING THE ELEPHANT (Copper Canyon Press, 2009) was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and received the Bobbitt award from the Library of Congress. Most recently, she is the author of TIME WILL CLEAN THE CARCASS BONES: SELECTED AND NEW POEMS (Copper Canyon Press, 2016). She lives in Olympia, Washington.

Inseminating the Elephant
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Inseminating the Elephant

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. A 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist, INSEMINATING THE ELEPHANT delivers hard-edged yet vulnerable poems that reconcile the comic impulse with the complications and tragedies of living in the eating and breathing body—what Lucia Perillo calls the ...

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Inseminating the Elephant
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Inseminating the Elephant

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. Lucia Perillo's hard-edged yet vulnerable poems attempt to reconcile the comic impulse—the humorous deflection of anxiety—with the complications and tragedies of living in a mortal, fragile "meat cage." Perillo's surgical honesty—and biting...

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Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones: Selected and New Poems
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Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones: Selected and New Poems

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. "Perillo's poetic persona is funny, tough, bold, smart, and righteous. A spellbinding storyteller and a poet who makes the demands of the form seem as natural as a handshake."—Booklist "The poems [are] taut, lucid, lyric, filled with compl...

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Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones: Selected and New Poems
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Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones: Selected and New Poems

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. "Perillo's poetic persona is funny, tough, bold, smart, and righteous. A spellbinding storyteller and a poet who makes the demands of the form seem as natural as a handshake."—Booklist "The poems [are] taut, lucid, lyric, filled with compl...

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