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Author: Mary Biddinger

Mary Biddinger is the author of seven full-length poetry collections, including PARTIAL GENIUS (Black Lawrence Press, 2019). 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. Biddinger has been the recipient of several Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and the 2019 Mid-Career Cleveland Arts Prize in literature. Her current project is a flash fiction novella about the adventures of two graduate school roommates in late 1990s Chicago.

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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Department of Elegy
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Department of Elegy

Black Lawrence Press

Part post-punk ghost story, part Gen-X pastoral, Mary Biddinger's poetry collection DEPARTMENT OF ELEGY conjures dim nightclubs, churning lakes, and vacant Midwestern lots, meditating on moments of lost connection. With the afterlife looming like fr...

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O Holy Insurgency
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O Holy Insurgency

Black Lawrence Press

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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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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