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Author: Rodney Koeneke

Rodney Koeneke is author of the poetry collections BODY & GLASS (Wave Books, 2018), ETRURIA (Wave Books, 2014), MUSEE MECHANIQUE (BlazeVOX, 2006) and ROUGE STATE (Pavement Saw, 2003), winner of the Transcontinental Poetry Award, along with several chapbooks. He's also published a historical monograph, Empires of the Mind: I.A. Richards and Basic English in China, 1929-1979 (Stanford University Press, 2004). He holds a B.A. in History from U.C. Berkeley and a Ph.D. in History and Humanities from Stanford. An early member of the Flarf Collective, he was involved with Poets Theater and Neo-Benshi events in the San Francisco Bay Area until 2006, when he moved to Portland, Oregon where he currently lives, writes, and teaches British and World History at Portland State University.

Body & Glass
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Body & Glass

Wave Books

Poetry. BODY & GLASS extends Rodney Koeneke's experimentations in Etruria with a tightly woven set of more compact poems that brighten and sharpen the lyric's usual corners. The "anonymous" forms of folk song and epitaph, parable and textual fragmen...

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Etruria
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Etruria

Wave Books

Poetry. ETRURIA is a diverse collection of poems featuring found language, ancient Latin, sitcom stars, even Marianne Moore, unified by a threading of ideas and meditations that span the ancient and contemporary. There is a pleasure found in these d...

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Musee Mechanique
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Musee Mechanique

BlazeVOX books

Poetry. "Rodney Koeneke's quick-paced, often hilarious, often vulgar juxtapositions are rude to understanding but courteous as a calling card to anyone who cares about the life of language. Assembled with delight, affection, and a connoisseur's ear ...

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ROUGE STATE
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ROUGE STATE

Pavement Saw Press

Poetry. Flarf. Rodney Koeneke was born in Omaha in 1968 and grew up in Tucson and Los Angeles, and has lived in or about San Francisco since 1986. His book of history, Empires of the Mind, which tells the story of the British literary critic I.A. Ri...

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