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Author: Mary Biddinger

Mary Biddinger is the author of six full-length poetry collections, including PARTIAL GENIUS (Black Lawrence Press, 2019), THE CZAR (Black Lawrence Press, 2016), SMALL ENTERPRISE (Black Lawrence Press, 2015), A SUNNY PLACE WITH ADDEQUATE WATER (Black Lawrence Press 2014), O HOLY INSURGENCY (Black Lawrence Press, 2013), and SAINT MONICA (Black Lawrence Press, 2011). She teaches literature and creative writing at The University of Akron and NEOMFA program, and edits the Akron Series in Poetry for The University of Akron Press. Poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Court Green, Poetry, Tupelo Quarterly, Waxwing, among others. Biddinger has been the recipient of three Individual Excellence Awards in poetry from the Ohio Arts Council, and received a National Endowment for the Arts poetry fellowship in 2015. She is currently at work on a new manuscript of small poems about ordinary things.

A Sunny Place with Adequate Water
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A Sunny Place with Adequate Water

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. In her third full-length collection, A SUNNY PLACE WITH ADEQUATE WATER, Mary Biddinger untangles past from present, through poems preoccupied with gentrification, imaginary coin-operated machinery, and an uncanny doubling of good and wicked ...

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O Holy Insurgency
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O Holy Insurgency

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Poetry. "O HOLY INSURGENCY, o hymn to sacred transgressions, to Eros' transubstantiations, to the beloved as doppelganger, as double-dog dare, as flaming conflagration of holy spirit that both purifies and destroys, and will not be quenched or exorc...

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Partial Genius
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Partial Genius

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. "I love this book so much. A work of meticulous craft and profound originality, Mary Biddinger's newest collection of prose poems is one of the best books I've read on our historical moment and the decades that led to it. PARTIAL GENIUS read...

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Saint Monica
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Saint Monica

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. Mary Biddinger's poetry collection SAINT MONICA reinvents the saint as an everyday girl coming of age in the rust belt Midwest. These poems explore temptation, transgression, and heavenly presences in a landscape that is far from holy."Biddi...

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Small Enterprise
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Small Enterprise

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. The time: creeping toward the millennium, yet before Y2K panic inspires everyone to stockpile bottled water and cheap wine. The place: a Midwestern metropolis with echoes of Chicago, Cleveland, and Detroit, a city trying to preserve the past...

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