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Author: Mary Burger

Mary Burger is a writer, visual artist, and environmental designer, interested in cross-genre writing that merges aspects of poetry, essay, and fiction. Her books include THEN GO ON (Litmus Press, 2012), a collection of lyric prose pieces, SONNY (Leon Works, 2005), a novella on the Trinity bomb test, and A Partial Handbook for Navigators (Interbirth Books, 2008), writings about geography and social space. At various times she has been the editor of the literary journal PROLIFERATION, the online forum Narrativity and accompanying anthology BITING THE ERROR, and the experimental narrative press Second Story Books. She lives in Oakland, California, and practices landscape design under the name Seedbank.

Sonny
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Sonny

Leon Works

Fiction. In the space of relation, Mary Burger offers a new kind of writing—a testimony that cannot be defended or deflected. SONNY, a series of speech acts, a hypnotic set of patterned particulars, constructs with the awareness that language "deman...

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Then Go On
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Then Go On

Litmus Press

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Cross-Genre. "The formal inventiveness of Mary Burger's writing in part derives from her questioning of received ideas but also from the sheer pleasure she seems to take in following what the sentence can do within the '...

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Thin Straw That I Suck Life Through

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Thin Straw That I Suck Life Through

Melodeon Poetry Systems

Poetry. Mary Burger has steadily built a repuation as one of the most skilled and subtle of Bay Area poets. As with her other work, THIN STRAW I SUCK LIFE THROUGH appears, both in form and content, to wrest a sort of life and resonance from deeply t...

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