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Author: Alice Notley

Alice Notley was born in Bisbee, Arizona in 1945 and grew up in Needles, California in the Mojave Desert. She was educated in the Needles public schools, Barnard College, and The Writer's Workshop, University of Iowa. She has lived most extensively in Needles, in New York, and since 1992 in Paris, France. She is the author of numerous books of poetry, and of essays and talks on poetry, and has edited and co-edited books by Ted Berrigan and Douglas Oliver. She edited the magazine CHICAGO in the 70s and co-edited with Oliver the magazines SCARLET and Gare du Nord in the 90s. She is the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the Griffin Prize, the Academy of American Poets' Lenore Marshall Prize, and the Poetry Foundation's Ruth Lilly Prize, a lifetime achievement award. Notley may be most widely known for her epic poem "The Descent of Alette." Recent books include EURYNOME'S SANDALS, Certain Magical Acts, Benediction, and For the Ride. Notley is also a collagist, cover artist, and maker of hybrid art objects. An art book, Runes and Chords, will be released in 2023.

Close to Me & Closer...(The Language of Heaven) and Desamere
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Close to Me & Closer...(The Language of Heaven) and Desamere

O Books

Poetry. Alice Notley's two books collected here, CLOSE TO ME & CLOSER... and DESAMERE, are works that are wholly their art, meaning they occur as their language shape measure. She's invented a measure. The text is a rich current crossing, as at the ...

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Early Works

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Early Works

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Early Works collects Pulitzer-Prize nominated poet Alice Notley's first four out of print poetry collections, along with 80 pages of previously uncollected material. A must have for any Alice Notley fan. Includes original cover artwork as well, by P...

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Eurynome's Sandals
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Eurynome's Sandals

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Poetry. Named for the mismatched shoes of the goddess who danced the world into being—the woman who created the world, EURYNOME'S SANDALS presents poems of different genres and lengths, perhaps of different planets. Alice Notley has been called "one...

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Live in Seattle
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Live in Seattle

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Poetry. Clear Vinyl LP. Entirely comprised of poems contained in her latest collection, 2016's Certain Magical Acts, LIVE IN SEATTLE elucidates why Alice Notley is one of the world's most revered poets, the recipient of the Los Angeles Times Book Aw...

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Negativity's Kiss
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Negativity's Kiss

Presses Universitaires de Rouen

Poetry. NEGATIVITY'S KISS is a noir poem, with characters and a story, violence, cops, everything one likes about the crime novel, minus its robotic, skippable detail. Plus language that rocks. However the poet doesn't know how to be straight enough...

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Reason and Other Women
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Reason and Other Women

Chax Press

Poetry. "This is an immense book, one in which Notley takes language, as she has it, 'from hearsay to heresy' by the speed and awe of an unwavering attention to the seams, seems and semes of words and sentences. This is the work of an iconoclast, a ...

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The Speak Angel Series

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The Speak Angel Series

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Composed of six interrelated full-length collections, THE SPEAK ANGEL SERIES is a work of stunning accomplishment and ambition by Alice Notley, winner of the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize from the Poetry Foundation, among many other honors. THE SPEAK ANG...

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