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Author: Elizabeth Robinson

Elizabeth Robinson is the author of several collections of poetry, including the National Poetry Series Winner Pure Descent (Sun & Moon) and the Fence Modern Poets Prize winner APPREHEND. Her book ON GHOSTS was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times book award in poetry. With Jennifer Phelps, Robinson co-edited Quo Anima: innovation and spirituality in contemporary women's poetry, published by University of Akron Press. Robinson has recently been recognized with a Pushcart Prize and Editor's Choice awards from New Letters and Scoundrel Time.

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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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Excursive
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Excursive

Roof Books

New Poetry Collection from the National Poetry Series Winner Elizabeth Robin. National Poetry Series Winner Elizabeth Robinson is the author of several collections of poetry. Her new book, EXCURSIVE, roves through a miscellany of experience and obs...

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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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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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