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Author: Sarah Riggs

Sarah Riggs is the author of six books of poetry including EAVESDROP (Chax Press, 2020), Chain of Minuscule Decisions in the Form of a Feeling (Reality Street Editions, 2007), 60 TEXTOS (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010), THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ENVELOPES (Burning Deck, 2012), WATERWORK (Chax Press, 2007), and POMME & GRANITE (1913 Press, 2015). Her essays were published as Word Sightings (2002). She has translated six poetry books from French including the prize-winning TIME (2019) by Etel Adnan. She is also a filmmaker, artist, and podcaster of "Invitation to the Species." She lives in Brooklyn with her husband Omar Berrada and their two daughters. www.sarahriggs.org

60 Textos
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60 Textos

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. A companion volume to Riggs's books 28 Telegrams, 43 Post-Its and 38 Instant Messages, 60 TEXTOS continues the poet's investigation into the ways affect and technology co-exist. "Texto" is French for "text message," and these stark, uncanny,...

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Autobiography of Envelopes
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Autobiography of Envelopes

Burning Deck

Poetry. Begun in the turmoil of moving house, these poems were jotted on envelopes because that was the form of paper on hand. But there was more to this choice. Oscillating between the US, France and Morocco, living on three continents and in three...

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Eavesdrop
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Eavesdrop

Chax Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. Environmental Studies. "If in Sarah Riggs' POMME & GRANITE, language shimmers as register of pure light, EAVESDROP's iridescence signs the stakes of dance. Each sequence, in deploying fresh ways to balance language differenc...

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The Nerve Epistle
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The Nerve Epistle

Roof Books

As nerves animate the territory within and between bodies, a shuttle is thrown from one hand to another. These messages are near and real, firing across spaces felt as geographical distance and visionary kinship. Sarah Riggs’ epistles catch the slan...

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Pomme & Granite
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Pomme & Granite

1913 Press

Poetry. "Exquisite reach, this sweet sonneter high in our ear. The poems rise even when the 'the phone calls you back.' These six suites are a stunning gambol withal; what pleasure in Riggs's readerly intelligence, her rock-solid pleasure in the pos...

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Waterwork
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Waterwork

Chax Press

Poetry. "In five stunning sequences, Sarah Riggs has created a poetics of elastic migrations that imagines the world as clusters, skeins, and motions whose innate peril is miraculously saved in hte act of naming: 'each name for a thing seems intent ...

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