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Author: Lisa Jarnot

Lisa Jarnot is the author A PRINCESS MAGIC PRESTO SPELL: Parts 1-9 (Flood Editions, 2019), JOIE DE VIVRE: SELECTED POEMS 1992-1012 (City Lights 2013), NIGHT SCENES (Flood Editions, 2008), BLACK DOG SONGS (Flood Editions, 2003), and others. Her book Robert Duncan: The Ambassador from Venus (University of California, 2012) was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award. She lives in New York City with her daughter.

A Princess Magic Presto Spell
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A Princess Magic Presto Spell

Solid Objects

Poetry. Artwork by Emilie Clark. "Lisa Jarnot writes the meter of everything in A PRINCESS MAGIC PRESTO SPELL. As she does this, she reminds us what matters. In case you don't know, it is the small animals and the plum trees and the mothers of frien...

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A Princess Magic Presto Spell: Parts 1-9
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A Princess Magic Presto Spell: Parts 1-9

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Poetry. Lisa Jarnot began A PRINCESS MAGIC PRESTO SPELL after the birth of her daughter, setting the modest goal of writing three words a day. Now a decade-long work-in-progress, these fragments of language are collected into a shorthand chronicle o...

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Black Dog Songs
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Black Dog Songs

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Poetry. Simply one of the most admired and imitated poets of her generation, Lisa Jarnot's third volume of poetry does what only Jarnot can do. Decidedly lyrical, always reliant on repetition and rhythm, what emergies in this book is a catalog of lo...

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Night Scenes
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Night Scenes

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Poetry. In NIGHT SCENES, the fourth book from best-selling poet Lisa Jarnot, we are returned to the "first melody" through mock archaisms, neologisms, rollicking rhymes, and childlike delight. Her circling lyrics sing the pleasure of naming itself, ...

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Some Other Kind of Mission
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Some Other Kind of Mission

Burning Deck

Poetry. Composed of poems, prose segments, and visual pieces, this remarkable first book is both formal and colloquial, fluid and hard-edge, with the diction riffing between Biblical and Dylanesque. A mock-epic of the everyday as it might be discove...

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