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Author: Graham Foust

Born in Tennessee and raised in Wisconsin, Graham Foust is the author of several books of poems, including NIGHTINGALELESSNESS (Flood Editions, 2018), TIME DOWN TO MIND (Flood Editions, 2015); TO ANACREON IN HEAVEN AND OTHER POEMS (Flood Editions, 2013), a finalist for the Believer Poetry Award; A MOUTH IN CALIFORNIA (Flood Editions, 2009); NECESSARY STRANGER (Flood Editions, 2007); and LEAVE THE ROOM TO ITSELF (Ahsahta Press, 2003). With Samuel Frederick, he has also translated three books by the late German poet Ernst Meister, OF ENTIRETY SAY THE SENTENCE (2015), WALLLESS SPACE (2014), and IN TIME'S RIFT (IM ZEITSPALT) (2012), all published by Wave Books. He works at the University of Denver.

A Mouth in California
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A Mouth in California

Flood Editions

Poetry. A MOUTH IN CALIFORNIA, Graham Foust's fourth book of poetry, uses the ironies and anxieties of contemporary life as a foil for mordant and sometimes violent humor. Through mangled aphorisms, misheard song lyrics, and off-key phrasing, Foust ...

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Leave the Room to Itself
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Leave the Room to Itself

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. Winner of the 2003 Sawtooth Poetry Prize, judged by Joe Wenderoth, who comments, in his introduction: "There are many ways to hear 'it takes off the top of my head.' For me, the most important way to hear it is: it makes me suddenly and oddl...

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Necessary Stranger
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Necessary Stranger

Flood Editions

Poetry. Graham Foust's third book offers agile poems of dread and humor. Robert Creeley writes: "These poems move in close to luxuriant circles, round and round each particular syllable, neither hurrying nor dragging behind—just there. At times ther...

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Nightingalelessness
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Nightingalelessness

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Poetry. Through branching clauses of off-kilter syntax, Graham Foust makes poetry in NIGHTINGALELESSNESS from the common stuff of conversations, including the ones bouncing around in our heads. "If you think you've seen it all you've seen one thing....

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Time Down to Mind
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Time Down to Mind

Flood Editions

Poetry. "No one gets dark (or gets darkness) like Graham Foust. He's the one who'll say: 'A touch horrific is the green with which / the ground will tear the winter' while everyone else is writing their paean to spring. His (and ours) is a world of ...

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To Anacreon in Heaven and Other Poems
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To Anacreon in Heaven and Other Poems

Flood Editions

Poetry. "Graham Foust has written a gorgeously subversive field guide to the inner life, the poet's life—an anthem, if you will, to a borderless country, unbound from assumption. Brace yourself for the shock of recognition."—Dawn RaffelOn A Mouth in...

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