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Author: CM Burroughs

CM Burroughs is Associate Professor of Poetry at Columbia College Chicago. She is the author of two collections: THE VITAL SYSTEM (Tupelo Press, 2012) and MASTER SUFFERING (Tupelo Press, 2020.) Burroughs has been awarded fellowships and grants from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, Djerassi Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Cave Canem Foundation. She has received commissions from the Studio Museum of Harlem and the Warhol Museum to create poetry in response to art installations. Burroughs' poetry has appeared in journals and anthologies including Poetry magazine, Callaloo, jubilat, Ploughshares, VOLT, Best American Experimental Writing Anthology, and The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks. Burroughs has been a featured reader and has given poetry lectures and writing workshops at institutions and reading series across America and internationally.

Master Suffering
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Master Suffering

Tupelo Press

Poetry. MASTER SUFFERING pendulates between yield and command; the bodies of this book are supplicant yet seething—they want nothing more than to survive. But how does a woman survive? One's own healthy body helps, but illness is one of the masters ...

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The Vital System
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The Vital System

Tupelo Press

Poetry. African American Studies. THE VITAL SYSTEM is the first published book by a poet already setting off sparks among readers across the globe. In these poems, the body is always at stake—vulnerable—and the poet dares to try and illuminate what ...

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