Poetry. A Brenda Hillman Selection. "Here, the sum of the parts generates'such a brutal equation' that there is little difference between 'the longerlife' and 'the lush line.' Mathias recognizes the 'lush line' was everimplemented not for the sake of beauty, but to counter the fact that mortalinquiry is always fraught with the danger of temporal collapse"--Richard Greenfield.
Author City: SOUTH BEND, IN USA
Louise Mathias grew up in England and Los Angeles, and currently splits her time between Long Beach, California and South Bend, Indiana. She is the author of LARK APPRENTICE, which was chosen by Brenda Hillman for the New Issues Prize, and published by New Issues Press in 2004. Her poems have been published in journals such as Prairie Schooner, Epoch, Boulevard, Crazyhorse, DENVER QUARTERLY and The Journal. Poems from her new manuscript-in-progress The Traps, appear or are forthcoming in Triquarterly, Massachusetts Review, Pool, The Laurel Review, Diagram, Many Mountains Moving and Perihelion. She was educated at the University of Southern California, and works as a fundraising consultant.
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