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Author: Linda Russo

Linda Russo [inhabitorypoetics.blogspot.com] lives and writes mostly in the inland northwestern US within walking distance from her back door. She is the author of three books of poetry: MIRTH (Chax Press, 2006), MEANING TO GO TO THE ORIGIN IN SOME WAY (Shearsman Books, 2015) and PARTICIPANT (Lost Roads Press, 2016), winner of the Bessmilr Brigham Poets Prize. TO THINK OF HER WRITING AS AWASH IN LIGHT, a collection of hybrid-lyric essay exploring literary material geographies, was selected by John D'Agata as winner of the Subito Press Lyric Essay Prize. Her poems have appeared in the anthology Make It True: Poetry from Cascadia, and in magazines such as Interim, Journal of Poetics Research, Omniverse, and Tears in the Fence. Scholarly essays have appeared in Among Friends: Engendering the Social Site of Poetry (University of Iowa Press) and other edited collections, and as the preface of Joanne Kyger's ABOUT NOW: COLLECTED POEMS (National Poetry Foundation).

Meaning to Go to the Origin in Some Way
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Meaning to Go to the Origin in Some Way

Shearsman Books

Poetry. Environmental Studies. We draw sustenance and identity from our landscapes. What presences are we in this biome—what are we amidst and among? Seeking an answer, Linda Russo sets her feet down in and around the Palouse, a region known for vas...

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MIRTH
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MIRTH

Chax Press

Poetry. "Linda Russo speaks for and to this 'girl cold' spacetime, in blazes and remedies, with mirth—scholarly and civic, this work divines."—Elizabeth Treadwell

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Participant
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Participant

Lost Roads Publishers

Poetry. "In her new collection, PARTICIPANT Linda Russo shows how to distill and clarify perception as a method of lyric practice in order to render "a world made sharp." This long poem of observation, edged with philosophy and critique, floats effo...

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To Think of Her Writing Awash in Light
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To Think of Her Writing Awash in Light

Subito Press

Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. Hybrid Genre. Women's Studies. The inventive and lyrical essays that comprise TO THINK OF HER WRITING AWASH IN LIGHT take up the work of four women writers—Dorothy Wordsworth, Emily Dickinson, Hettie Jones, and Anne Wald...

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