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Author: Karla Kelsey

Karla Kelsey's poetry and prose weave together the lyric with philosophy and history. She is the author of five full- length books, most recently BLOOD FEATHER (Tupelo, 2020), and a book of speculative essays, OF SHERE (Essay Press, 2017). Poems and prose have appeared in journals such as Bomb, Fence, Conjunctions, New American Writing, The Boston Review, The Colorado Review, The Denver Quarterly, Verse, and Tupelo Quarterly. Her critical essays on poetry, poetics, and pedagogy have appeared in anthologies and literary journals. From 2010-2017 she edited The Constant Critic, Fence Books' online journal of poetry reviews. With Aaron McCollough she currently co-publishes SplitLevel Texts, a press specializing in book-length hybrid genre projects. A recipient of a Fulbright Scholars grant, she has taught in Budapest, Hungary, and is Professor of Creative Writing at Susquehanna University's Writers Institute.

Blood Feather
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Blood Feather

Tupelo Press

Poetry. An actress. A thinker. A filmmaker. Built of archives and the imagination, the three fictive women narrating BLOOD FEATHER articulate a feminist philosophy of art-making and life-making for our fractured world. Kelsey engages the given by ca...

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Iteration Nets
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Iteration Nets

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. Karla Kelsey begins with the sonnet—fourteen lines (usually!) that she's appropriated from a variety of sources, homophonically echoed, and playfully assembled. She then explodes each sonnet into a voluptuous prose poem, later erasing that i...

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Knowledge, Forms, the Aviary

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Knowledge, Forms, the Aviary

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. This book, winner of the Sawtooth Poetry Prize, takes flight from Plato's Theaetetus, in which Socrates tells us that the mind works as an aviary--particles of knowledge fly around like birds, and the thinker plucks them down to use when he ...

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Of Sphere
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Of Sphere

Essay Press

Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. A lyric meditation on affect, relationality, and environment, OF SPHERE conjures a self and world that both bloom and fall apart. Given this continually unfastening attempt to make a cosmos—to equip, adorn, dres...

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