Spit, Esther Lee


Esther Lee

Publisher: Elixir Press
PubDate: 2/1/2011
ISBN: 9781932418392
Price: $16.00
Quantity Available: 65
Pages: 88
SKU #: G07C

Poetry. Asian American Studies. Winner of the Elixir Press 10th Annual Poetry Awards. "SPIT shines. Filled with bravado and brilliance, Lee's debut fills in the blanks it makes profound use of, hollering across the 'rusted hollows.' Utilizing a host of forms—from montage to prose poems, 'Interviews with My [C]orean Father,' to fractured sonnets—Lee echoes and evokes a multitude of identities: writer, sister, 'good girl,' lover. If this is the future of American poetry, as it appears to be, we are in good hands."—Kevin Young


Esther Lee received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Indiana University and served as Editor-in-Chief for Indiana Review. Her chapbook Blank Missives was published by Trafficker Press in 2007. Her poems and articles have appeared in Ploughshares, Verse Daily, Salt Hill, Good Foot, Born Magazine, Swink, and elsewhere. A former Kundiman fellow, she is currently living in Salt Lake City and pursuing her Ph.D. in Creative Writing at the University of Utah. SPIT (Elixir Press, 2011) is her first book.

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