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Author: George Albon

George Albon is the author of EMPIRE LIFE (Littoral Books, 1998), Thousands Count Out Loud (lyric& press, 2000), BRIEF CAPITAL OF DISTURBANCES (Omnidawn Publishing, 2003), STEP (The Post-Apollo Press, 2006), MOMENTARY SONGS (Krupskaya, 2008), ASPIRATION (Omnidawn Publishing, 2013), and FIRE BREAK (Nightboat Books, 2013), winner of the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Award for Poetry in 2014, and LYRIC MULTIPLES (Nightboat Books, 2018). His work has appeared in HAMBONE, NEW AMERICAN WRITING, O Anthology 4, Avec Sampler 1, and the anthologies The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative American Poetry, BAY POETICS, and Blood and Tears: Poems for Matthew Shepard. His essay "The Paradise of Meaning" was the George Oppen Memorial Lecture for 2002. He lives and works in San Francisco.

Fire Break
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Fire Break

Nightboat Books

Poetry. A brilliant new poetic sequence from a leading innovative American poet. FIRE BREAK is a suite of untitled lyric poems which move through a succession of present moments, bringing through the weave both hard-edged engagement and uncommon har...

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Lyric Multiples
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Lyric Multiples

Nightboat Books

Literary Nonfiction. Essays. LGBTQIA Studies. California Interest. A poet's capacious and visionary sequence of essays exploring language and aesthetics in contemporary society.LYRIC MULTIPLES comprises four essays written over the last decade. The ...

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Momentary Songs
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Momentary Songs

Krupskaya

Poetry. LGBT Studies. A moment is an inside flutter, a reflection, a civil relapse. George Albon's MOMENTARY SONGS sound the possibilities of forwardness and hope in a surrounding twilight of unprecedented venality. Using a variety of registers—lyri...

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Step
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Step

The Post-Apollo Press

Poetry. LGBT Studies. Citing Oppen's "moment in which one has not yet found terms," STEP follows its quarry along the braided stream of the body, tracing the shifting boundaries between language and thought. Here is a poem whose formal coherence bel...

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