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Author: Elizabeth Robinson

Elizabeth Robinson is an advocate for homeless individuals in Boulder, Colorado where she has lived for ten years. She has been the recipient of a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award, as well as a winner of the National Poetry Series and a grant from the Fund for Poetry. Her books include APPREHEND, winner of the Fence Modern Poets Prize, APOSTROPHE (Apogee Press, 2006), Three Novels (Omnidawn, 2011), COUNTERPART (Ahsahta Press, 2012), and the mixed genre meditation, ON GHOSTS (Solid Objects, 2013), which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. Elizabeth is a co-editor of Instance Press.

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Apogee Press

Poetry. "This beautiful book manages to be very much of its time and also, somehow, ahead of it."—Rae Armantrout

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Apostrophe
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Apostrophe

Apogee Press

Poetry. "'Apostrophe', the title poem (here missing or inexistent) becomes by its literal absence the sign of the invisible dimension Elizabeth Robinson conjures in the meticulously wrought poetry that follows. Grace is invoked (by way of an epigrap...

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Apprehend
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Apprehend

Fence Books

Poetry. "Taking her cues from folktale, legend, and fable, Elizabeth Robinson has reinvented the 'uses of enchantment.'" Robinson calibrates the motion between fear, apprehension, and knowledge-comprehension at the crux of human imagining. She shows...

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Bed of Lists
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Bed of Lists

Kelsey Street Press

Poetry. Wholly original, Elizabeth Robinson's is an imagination of unusual resonance and indelible specificity. The pleasure in her poems is also their challenge, embracing a sense of play which in turn generates an extravagantly complex imagery thr...

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Counterpart
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Counterpart

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. Elizabeth Robinson's new book investigates the uncanny doubleness inherent in each self, the hells unacknowledged in self-examination. Filled with mirrors, doppelgängers, puppets, and dreams, COUNTERPART brings the best of Robinson's thought...

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House Made of Silver
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House Made of Silver

Kelsey Street Press

Poetry. In HOUSE MADE OF SILVER, Robinson uses spare, elegant language to explore spiritual themes in a manner evocative of the compressed intensity of Emily Dickinson. Within the architecture of daily domestic scenes, a complex world is revealed to...

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Inaudible Trumpeters
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Inaudible Trumpeters

Harbor Mountain Press

Poetry. This unique collection by Elizabeth Robinson shows her at perhaps her playful best, mingling poet with poet: two Robinsons—Elizabeth and Edwin Arlington—redefine the notion of encounter, "entering the cochlea of [each other's] ear" (to parap...

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On Ghosts
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On Ghosts

Solid Objects

Poetry. "This book is continuing a tradition of Neo-Spiritualist literature in America where the poem is the means of divination. The poem is a map of a world where ghosts and unattributed thinkers and writers haunt and intrude and give signals to t...

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The Orphan & Its Relations
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The Orphan & Its Relations

Fence Books

Poetry. This collection of poems by Elizabeth Robinson circles around and around the place of the individual in relation to an other or Other or others. If human experience is nested in relation, "the braid of bodies that engendered this self," it i...

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Under That Silky Roof
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Under That Silky Roof

Burning Deck

Poetry. The poems of this new collection are concerned with the interplay of domestic life—its companionship, its fecundity, its losses—and manifestations of the abstract or, as she has put it, with "the brick floor from which the/kingdom of God ext...

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