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Author: Lee Sharkey

Lee Sharkey is the author of I WILL NOT NAME IT EXCEPT TO SAY (Tupelo Press, 2021), WALKING BACKWARDS (Tupelo, 2016), CALENDARS OF FIRE (Tupelo, 2013), and five earlier books of poems, as well as a number of chapbooks. Her poetry has appeared in numerous publications, including Consequence, FIELD, Kenyon Review, and Tikkun, and has received many awards, including the 2017 Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize and the 2018 Maine Literary Award in Poetry. She served for fifteen years as co-editor of the Beloit Poetry Journal.

Calendars of Fire
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Calendars of Fire

Tupelo Press

Poetry. CALENDARS OF FIRE is an extended elegy whose grief is political as well as personal. Across barriers of tribe, history, and mortality, these poems carry us home with their music to a dwelling place in our own resonant bodies."Lee Sharkey wri...

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I Will Not Name It Except To Say
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I Will Not Name It Except To Say

Tupelo Press

Poetry. "In her vibrant I WILL NOT NAME IT EXCEPT TO SAY, Sharkey teaches her throat 'the sounds of a new language.' Sharkey's lyrical precision, wild imagery, and heart-breaking tenderness weave connections and trouble, ranging from the pleasures o...

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Walking Backwards
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Walking Backwards

Tupelo Press

Poetry. Jewish Studies. WALKING BACKWARDS examines resistance to violence and repression through evocations of contemporary events and conversations with poets and artists whose voices arise from the Holocaust. Employing a remarkable variety of form...

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