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Author: Irena Praitis

Irena Praitis is the author of five books of poetry, most recently RODS AND KOANS (Red Mountain Press, 2018), and a book of nonfiction prose poems. She also co- translated a volume of poems by Lithuanian poet Sonata PaliulytÄ—. Her most recent collection, THE LAST STONE IN THE CIRCLE, received the 2015 Red Mountain Press Poetry Prize. A Fulbright Scholar to Vilnius, Lithuania, her poems, translations, essays, and reviews have appeared in more than 100 literary journals. She is a professor of creative writing and literature at California State University, Fullerton, and lives in Fullerton, California with her son, Ishaan who loves rocks.

The Last Stone in the Circle
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The Last Stone in the Circle

Red Mountain Press

Poetry. Based on eyewitness accounts, THE LAST STONE IN THE CIRCLE chronicles experiences of prisoners in a WWII German work re-education camp. Delving into the murkiness of human experience in the face of suffering, the poems consider the complicat...

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Rods and Koans
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Rods and Koans

Red Mountain Press

Poetry. California Interest. Using word play, wit, juxtaposition, and the koan riddling tradition as inspiration, these poems trace the intersection of body, mind, and everyday objects. Exploring the personal and the ideological, they delve into the...

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