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Author: Karen Whalley

Karen Whalley is the author of The Rented Violin (Ausable Press). She is a graduate of Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, and recipient of the Rona Jaffe Award for Poetry. Her poems have appeared in The Sun Magazine, American Poetry Review, Mississippi Review, Florida Review, and other journals. She lives in Port Angeles, Washington.

My Own Name Seems Strange to Me
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My Own Name Seems Strange to Me

Grid Books / Off the Grid Press

Poetry. Karen Whalley's second book takes up the question of identity in the face of isolation and loss. At its core are twin wounds—the death of a father and the end of a marriage—and the struggle to define oneself in the ensuing absences. "Somewhe...

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THE RENTED VIOLIN
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THE RENTED VIOLIN

Ausable Press

The poet Kate Daniels has described this book, Whalley's first, as "poems made from humble material: the quotidian realities of ordinary, stoical people who have constructed lives from mortgages and child-rearing, shopping malls and interstate motel...

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