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Author: Michele Battiste

Michele Battiste's first full-length collection, INK FOR AN ODD CARTOGRAPHY (Black Lawrence Press, 2009), was a finalist for the St. Lawrence Book Award. She is also the author of four chapbooks, the most recent of which is Lineage (Binge Press, 2012). Recent work can be found in American Poetry Review, Anti-, Mid-American Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Women's Studies Quarterly among other journals. She has received grants and awards from AWP, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the New York State Senate, the Center for the American West, and the Poetry Society of Virginia. In 2006, Battiste received a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant to conduct research in Budapest, Hungary for UPRISING (Black Lawrence Press, 2014). In 2007, she was awarded a Blue Mountain Center Residency to complete the first draft of the book. Battiste has taught poetry writing for Wichita State University (WSU), the Prison Arts Program in Hutchinson, KS, Gotham Writers' Workshops, and the national writing program Teen Ink. The 2004 MFA Poetry Fellow at WSU, she now lives in Boulder, CO where she works, writes, and wades in the creek.

Ink for an Odd Cartography
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Ink for an Odd Cartography

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. In INK FOR AN ODD CARTOGRAPHY, Battiste takes on the poetics of geography, examining the influence landscape and place have on people and their decisions. She investigates the charged distance between individuals, the space between where all...

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Uprising
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Uprising

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. The voices of a soldier, his wife, and his daughter interweave to tell the story of Soviet controlled, post-WWII Hungary as forces move the country toward revolution. These documentary and narrative poems expose corrupt politics, secret poli...

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