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Author: Athena Kildegaard

Athena Kildegaard's previous books are VENTRILOQUY (Tinderbox Editions, 2016), Rare Momentum, BODIES OF LIGHT (Red Dragonfly Press, 2011) (a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award), Cloves & Honey and COURSE (Tinderbox Editions, 2018). She received the LRAC / McKnight Fellowship and grants from the Lake Region Arts Council and the Minnesota State Arts Board. She teaches at the University of Minnesota, Morris.

Bodies of Light
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Bodies of Light

Red Dragonfly Press

Poetry. The book is divided into two sections, "Tenant" and "Transit," and takes as its fundamental metaphor the fact that light from some stars reaches us long after the star itself has imploded. Poems in the first section focus on the body, on per...

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Course
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Course

Tinderbox Editions

Poetry. In COURSE, Kildegaard traces the course of her mother's life and death, and of her own grief. At the same time, it follows the course of the river where her mother's ashes were placed. "The poems in Athena Kildegaard's COURSE contain mult...

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Prairie Midden
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Prairie Midden

Tinderbox Editions

In PRAIRIE MIDDEN, Athena Kildegaard delves into the archives and recovers and revivifies what was kept of the voices of settler women. She brings them into conversation with this moment—weaving a braid of voices from 19th century all the way to the...

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Ventriloquy
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Ventriloquy

Tinderbox Editions

Poetry. VENTRILOQUY brings together four poem sequences that throw the author's voice in different directions. "Garden of Tongues, Garden of Eyes" sings, in formally similar poems, of many flowers through imagined myth and stories. The poems in "Div...

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