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Author: Laressa Dickey

Laressa Dickey is a writer based in Sweden. She's the author of SYNCOPATIONS (Shearsman Books, 2019), ROAM (Shearsman Books, 2016), BOTTOMLAND (Shearsman Books, 2014), and Twang, as well as several chapbooks, including A Piece of Information About His Invisibility. Together with Andrea Steves, she co-authored Radio Graveyard Orbit, a speculative book about space junk. With Magdalena Freudenschuss, she's written a series of feminist texts entitled: Re:assembling Emotional Labor: On the Politics of Care. Together with her partner Ali Gharavi, she is creating an installation for the Bergen Assembly 2019 entitled How to Pass Time With No Reference, about their experiences inside/outside Turkish prison.

Bottomland
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Bottomland

Shearsman Books

Poetry. BOTTOMLAND is a collection of six longer sequences of poems: American Rough-leg; Bottomland; Catalogue of Utilities; A Pictorial History of Wilderness; Route to Cloudless: Day; and Mimesis, Synaptic. In this collection, Laressa Dickey sustai...

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Roam
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Roam

Shearsman Books

Poetry. ROAM marks a migration: back, forward and round again. Who stays? Who is allowed to roam? Mistakes, reverses—what do we take of our presence and past as we discover the world through our own perceiving? Motion comes first, then form. What is...

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Syncopations
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Syncopations

Shearsman Books

Poetry. "Laressa Dickey's SYNCOPATIONS continues the thematic explorations of her earlier work—family, memory, the American South—but displays a depth and richness all its own. In 'Two Holed Mouth,' Dickey challenges readers to 'hold space for your ...

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