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Author: Marjorie Becker

A native of Macon, Georgia, Marjorie Becker learned Spanish in childhood, studied in Spain, and served in the Peace Corps in rural Paraguay. She holds a doctorate from Yale and is the author of the price-winning Setting the Virgin on Fire, THE MACON SEX SCHOOL (Tebot Bach, 2020), the forthcoming Dancing on the Sun Stone: Mexican Women and the Gendered Politics of Octavio Paz, and two previous poetry collections, BODY BACH (Tebot bach, 2005) and PIANO GLASS/GLASS PIANO (Tebot Bach, 2010). She has won an array of awards including a Mellon Mentoring Award and a Faculty Fulbright Research Fellowship for Mexico. Her poems have appeared in many journals and anthropologies. She is Associate Professor of History and of English at the University of Southern California. She lives in Santa Monica.

Body Bach
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Body Bach

Tebot Bach

Poetry. "Stylistically, Marjorie Becker has developed a truly fabulous way of simultaneously weaving and unraveling narratives so that time braids with and upon itself, and her meditations on the past become also, therefore, meditations on the prese...

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The Macon Sex School
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The Macon Sex School

Tebot Bach

Poetry. Women's Studies. "In the poems of THE MACON SEX SCHOOL, Marjorie Becker delivers a gendered syntax that arrives as desire and desire met, all in one gorgeous simultaneity. But resist the temptation to call these poems sly music; they do not ...

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Piano Glass/Glass Piano
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Piano Glass/Glass Piano

Tebot Bach

Poetry. "Marjorie Becker's second collection of poems, PIANO GLASS/GLASS PIANO, is a truly remarkable achievement. Novelistic in its narrative conception and operatic in its dramatic sweep, this sequence of poems charts the oscillations of identity ...

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