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Author: Jessica Baran

Jessica Baran is the author of two poetry collections: EQUIVALENTS (Lost Roads Press, 2012 - winner of the Brigham Women Writers Award) and REMAINS TO BE USED (Apostrophe Books, 2010), as well as the chapbook Late and Soon, Getting and Spending (All Along Press, 2012). She was the director of fort gondo compound for the arts, in St. Louis, MO for five years. Her poetry and art criticism have appeared in Art in America, Artforum.com, A Public Space, Aufgabe, the Awl, BOMB, the Boston Review, and Poor Claudia, among other publications.

Common Sense
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Common Sense

Lost Roads Publishers

Poetry. Art. "Funny and sad, the poems in COMMON SENSE sound the gulf between wants and obligations, adolescence and adulthood, love and politics. They speak to the absurdities and desperations of contemporary America, where common sense proves as s...

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Equivalents
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Equivalents

Lost Roads Publishers

Poetry. "These poems are evidence of a mind that emits thought the way a quick-spinning, millisecond pulsar emits radio waves—with devastating precision. They form a record of incisive looking, and of the tumultuous perceptions sight provokes. They ...

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Remains to Be Used
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Remains to Be Used

Apostrophe Books

Poetry. Jessica Baran's ekphrastic poems challenge the way we encounter the aural, visual, and textual artifacts of artists and thinkers as varied as Sergio Leone, Lewis Carroll, Sigmund Freud, Alfred Hitchcock, and Hank Williams. Strange and intrig...

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