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Author: Pauletta Hansel

Pauletta Hansel is a poet, memoirist and teacher who is author of seven poetry collections in addition to Friend, including COAL TOWN PHOTOGRAPH (Dos Madres Press, 2019), PALINDROME (Dos Madres Press, 2017), winner of the 2017 Weatherford Award for best Appalachian Poetry. Her writing has been widely anthologized and featured in print and online journals including Oxford American, Rattle, The Writer's Almanac, American Life in Poetry, Verse Daily, Appalachian Journal, Appalachian Review, Cincinnati Review, Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, and Still: The Journal, among others. Pauletta was Cincinnati's first Poet Laureate, 2016-2018.

Coal Town Photograph
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Coal Town Photograph

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "I read in a glossary of mining terminology that prize means to lever or loosen with a pry bar or pick. And the term suggests the noun for what is gained: a prize. In COAL TOWN PHOTOGRAPH, Pauletta Hansel prizes memory for the resource that ...

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Friend
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Friend

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "'With every curse a little blessing,' Pauletta Hansel quotes in her chapbook FRIEND, a collection of epistolary poems written during the first six months of the pandemic. The centerpiece of this collection is a collage that encompasses bota...

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Palindrome
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Palindrome

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "In this wrenching work—sonnet sequences, free verse lyrics, journal entries—Pauletta Hansel confronts the slow and agonizing demise of her dementia-stricken mother. This is not the first time Hansel has taken pen up in an extended confronta...

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Tangle
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Tangle

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "TANGLE is made of poems that ache and grieve, desire and remember, the space between words and the hand. They capture the body's grace and the tumor backlit on a screen. They are waking and dreams, a jagged tear across our sleep. They are w...

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What I Did There
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What I Did There

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "Hansel takes the stuff of her life—that first person world—and spins a web which takes in all of us who have lived awhile. We travel through her poems blessed 'with light for (our) journey,' feeling not like voyeurs but companions for whom,...

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