Author: Jennifer Nelson

Jennifer Nelson is the author of AIM AT THE CENTAUR STEALING YOUR WIFE (Ugly Duckling Press, 2015); CIVILIZATION MAKES ME LONELY, winner of the Sawtooth Prize (Ahsahta, 2017); and HARM EDEN (Ugly Duckling Press, 2021). Her work has appeared in Panda's Friend, A Perfect Vacuum, Social Text, The Baffler, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere; she was the Offen Poet at the University of Chicago in 2020. She is also assistant professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, and the author of Disharmony of the Spheres: The Europe of Holbein's Ambassadors (Penn State University Press, 2019).

Civilization Makes Me Lonely
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Civilization Makes Me Lonely

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. Art. Winner of the 2016 Sawtooth Prize. The poems in Nelson's CIVILIZATION MAKES ME LONELY present a plethora of resistances to normalization. The resistances are anti-capitalist, anti-racist, anti-misogynist; they include fantasies of subve...

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