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Author: Jena Osman

Jena Osman's books of poems include MOTION STUDIES (Ugly Duckling Presse), CORPORATE RELATIONS (Burning Deck), Public Figures (Wesleyan University Press), THE NETWORK (Fence Books, National Poetry Series selection), AN ESSAY IN ASTERISKS (Roof Books) and The Character (Beacon Press, winner of the 1998 Barnard New Women Poets Prize). Osman was a 2006 Pew Fellow in the Arts, and has received grants for her poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Howard Foundation, and the Fund for Poetry. She co-founded and co-edited the literary magazine CHAIN with Juliana Spahr from 1994-2005.

An Essay in Asterisks
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An Essay in Asterisks

Roof Books

Poetry. "AN ESSAY IN ASTERISKS by Jena Osman is a multi-part book analysis regarding the intersection of public language and private perception. In that elusive space Osman eclipses the expected with the expected and poetics with poetry. She explore...

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Corporate Relations
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Corporate Relations

Burning Deck

Poetry. Fiction. A look at the constitutional history of corporate personhood in the United States. Although the Supreme Court Case Citizens United vs. United States has recently brought this issue into the spotlight, the concept of granting Constit...

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Motion Studies
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Motion Studies

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. MOTION STUDIES consists of three essay-poems that begin as meditations on 19th century science and end firmly as research into the present. From chronophotography to algorithmic surveillance, from phrenology to fMRI brai...

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The Network
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The Network

Fence Books

Poetry. In her third book Jena Osman follows poet Cecilia Vicuña's procedural instruction to "enter words in order to see." THE NETWORK emerges at the intersection of conceptual and documentary poetics, as Osman applies an idiosyncratic methodology ...

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