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Author: Jocelyn Saidenberg

Jocelyn Saidenberg is a writer, educator, and performer based in the Bay Area. Her books include: KITH & KIN (The Elephants, 2018), Mortal City (Parentheses Writing Series, 1998), CUSP (Kelsey St. Press, 2001), NEGATIVITY (Atelos Press, 2007), DEAD LETTER (Roof Books, 2014), in addition to three chapbooks, Dusky, Dispossessed, and Shipwreck. Her work has been published in several journals and anthologies such as SFMoMA Open Space, The Encyclopedia Project, and Bay Poetics. Since 1998 she has worked as the founding editor and publisher for Krupskaya Press, with 39 titles circulating to date, and has curated literary events through Bay Area arts organizations, in addition to serving as the long-time director of Small Press Traffic. She teaches creative writing at UC Berkeley and the Prison University Project at San Quentin.

CUSP
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CUSP

Kelsey Street Press

Poetry. Winner of the Francis Jaffer Book Award, a first book prize honoring the memory of Bay Area poet, editor, and feminist Francis Jaffer. This year's prize was chosen by Barbara Guest, who has the following to say about CUSP: "Music, a story 'c...

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Dead Letter
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Dead Letter

Roof Books

Fiction. Poetry. California Interest. Women's Studies. LGBT Studies. Jocelyn Saidenberg's DEAD LETTER is a phenomenal dig into the tell of America's consciousness. In DEAD LETTER we hear Bartleby's voice beyond his singular, negative I prefer not to...

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kith & kin
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kith & kin

The Elephants

Poetry. California Interest. Women's Studies. LGBTQIA Studies. A serial poem written at the beginning of each day for one year by the prolific poet and long-time editor Jocelyn Saidenberg, KITH & KIN imbricates dreams, waking, friendship, and grief....

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NEGATIVITY
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NEGATIVITY

Atelos

Poetry. Jocelyn Saidenberg's third book of poetry begins in a "dusky" wood, but instead of descending to hell she journeys through the negativity of earthly relations. We hear of friends, lovers, and a declining country--all filtered by a consciousn...

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