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Author: Caroline Knox

Caroline Knox's most recent publications are HEAR TRAINS (Wave Books, 2019), TO DRINK BOILED SNOW (Wave Books, 2015), FLEMISH (Wave Books, 2013), and NINE WORTHIES (Wave Books, 2010). QUAKER GUNS (Wave Books, 2008) received a Recommended Reading Award 2009 from the Massachusetts Center for the Book. HE PAVES THE ROAD WITH IRON BARS, published by Verse Press in 2004, won the Maurice English Award 2005 for a book by a poet over 50. A BEAKER: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS appeared from Verse Press in 2002. Her previous books are The House Party and To Newfoundland (Georgia 1984, 1989), and SLEEPERS WAKE (Timken 1994).

A Beaker: New and Selected Poems
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A Beaker: New and Selected Poems

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Poetry. A BEAKER: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS shows Knox's particular insistence on painterly abstraction, linguistic goofiness, and formal rigor. Freewheeling allusive artifacts, Knox's poems are visually precise, at times ornate, and often humorous. Se...

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Flemish
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Flemish

Wave Books

Poetry. Knox's eighth collection is a web of wholly original madhattery. Strange, inquisitive, formally experimental—FLEMISH showcases the agility that comes from a lifetime of serious language play and the skill of a master craftsperson. Utilizing ...

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He Paves the Road with Iron Bars
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He Paves the Road with Iron Bars

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Poetry. Witty, compassionate, and restless, Knox fearlessly takes on NASCAR, numismatics, and canned Spam—and makes it all fascinating."Time doesn't pass in New England, the library just gets bigger. Reading Caroline Knox one is grateful for her idi...

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Hear Trains
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Hear Trains

Wave Books

Poetry. In HEAR TRAINS, Caroline Knox seeks further contexts for her striking diction and syntax to establish new forms of understanding. With her signature wit and erudition, she plumbs the depths of etymology, reading, art, and nature, of comma sp...

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Nine Worthies
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Nine Worthies

Wave Books

Poetry. This hand-sewn limited edition has a letterpress cover and design influenced by 18th century typesetting and binding techniques. A stunning work of prose and poetry by eminent poet Caroline Knox, NINE WORTHIES operates as a sort of historica...

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Quaker Guns
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Quaker Guns

Wave Books

Poetry. So much fun you might not notice you are in the presence of a master. These poems are madcap, fierce: no one's bag of tricks is as bottomless as Knox's. "A most inquisitive poet...one who has been faxing by the midnight oil while so many oth...

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To Drink Boiled Snow
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To Drink Boiled Snow

Wave Books

Poetry. Knox once again demonstrates that she is a master at lyrical billiards, sending all levels of diction in surprising and comedic directions. No subject matter is off-limits for her examination. Her vast range of experiment is exciting, and th...

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