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Author: Joe Wenderoth

Joe Wenderoth grew up near Baltimore. He is the author of NO REAL LIGHT (Wave Books, 2007), THE HOLY SPIRIT OF LIFE: ESSAYS WRITTEN FOR JOHN ASHCROFT'S SECRET SELF (Verse Press, 2005) and LETTERS TO WENDY'S (Verse Press, 2000). Wesleyan University Press published his first two books of poems: Disfortune (1995) and It Is if I Speak (2000). He is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Davis.

The Holy Spirit of Life: Essays Written for John Ashcroft's Secret Self
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The Holy Spirit of Life: Essays Written for John Ashcroft's Secret Self

Verse Press/Wave Books

Poetry. Essays. The bold and surprising imagination of Joe Wenderoth is everywhere present in these essays moving fluidly between aesthetics, obscenity, America, censorship, and the craft of poetry. Fans of his previous work know he is one of those ...

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If I Don't Breathe How Do I Sleep
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If I Don't Breathe How Do I Sleep

Wave Books

Poetry. Whether it's addressing the grotesque in daily scenes or upsetting the norms of professional culture, Joe Wenderoth's fifth collection resonates with his signature intellect and disturbing humor. He is at once an aesthete and an iconoclast w...

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Letters to Wendy's
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Letters to Wendy's

Verse Press/Wave Books

Fiction. LETTERS TO WENDY'S is an outrageous, tragic, genre-bending novel written over the course of a year on comment cards from the fast-food chain restaurant Wendy's. Through the letters, the book traces a year in the life and thoughts of an unna...

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No Real Light
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No Real Light

Wave Books

Poetry. One of America's most subversive cultural critics gives poetic form to his courageous and incisive voice. A clear-eyed fourth collection, searching and solemn, dissatisfied with artificial condolences and pat maxims. Wenderoth's determinatio...

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