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Author: Pauletta Hansel

Pauletta Hansel is author of seven poetry collections, including COAL TOWN PHOTOGRAPH (Dos Madres Press, 2019), PALINDROME (Dos Madres Press, 2017), winner of the 2017 Weatherford Award for best Appalachian poetry book, TANGLE (Dos Madres Press, 2015), and WHAT I DID THERE (Dos Madres Press, 2011). She was Cincinnati's first Poet Laureate, 2016-2018 and Ohio Poetry Day Association's 2002 Ohio Poet of the Year. Pauletta is a board member of Dos Madres Press, a volunteer for the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition, with a particular focus on its new Urban Appalachian Leadership Project for youth and young adults, and is managing editor of Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, the literary publication of Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative. She leads writing workshops and retreats in the Greater Cincinnati area and beyond, including at Thomas More University and as core faculty for The Makery, Hindman Settlement School's new online studio for writers of place.

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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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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