Author: Ida Stewart

Born and raised in West Virginia, Ida Stewart now lives in Philadelphia where she is the managing editor of the Journal of the History of Ideas. She holds an MFA in creative writing from The Ohio State University and a PhD in English from The University of Georgia. Stewart's poems have appeared in journals including Field, Typo Magazine, and Pool. GLOSS, winner of the 2011 Perugia Press Prize, is her first book. Two poems from Gloss-"Soil" and "Point Blank"-can be found in Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods, an anthology of West Virginia writers.

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Perugia Press

In Ida Stewart's debut collection GLOSS, the book’s Appalachian setting and mountaintop-removal theme play out in language itself, giving voice to the mountain, and considering the delicate relationship between humans and nature. Like the Appalach...

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