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Author: Franca Mancinelli

Franca Mancinelli (b. 1981), known for her acutely crafted and existentially incisive poems and poetic prose, is considered to be one of the most original poets to have emerged in Italy during the past fifteen years. The Bitter Oleander Press has published her prose poems in THE LITTLE BOOK OF PASSAGE (2018) and her verse poetry in AT AN HOUR'S SLEEP FROM HERE (2019). THE BUTTERFLY CEMETERY gathers her most important autobiographical stories, personal essays and writings about poetics or landscape.

At an Hour's Sleep from Here
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At an Hour's Sleep from Here

The Bitter Oleander Press

Poetry. Translated from the Italian by John Taylor, this book represents a collection of three previously untranslated (into English) works of the contemporary Italian poet Franca Mancinelli. The book is set in a bilingual Italian / English format a...

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The Butterfly Cemetery: Selected Prose (2008-2021)
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The Butterfly Cemetery: Selected Prose (2008-2021)

The Bitter Oleander Press

“When reading her poems, prose poems, narratives and personal essays, we are compelled to face up to the hypothesis that our true home is not, or not only, the here-and-now. And that our true form, or at least one of our true forms, is equally the p...

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The Little Book of Passage
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The Little Book of Passage

The Bitter Oleander Press

Poetry. Bilingual Edition. Translated from the Italian by John Taylor. THE LITTLE BOOK OF PASSAGE is the story of the crossing of an inner fault line, a travel diary through the territories of the psyche: presences close to disappearing and dreamlik...

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