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Author: Kristi Maxwell

Kristi Maxwell is the author of eight books of poems, including GONERS (Green Linden Press, 2023), winner of the Wishing Jewel Prize; My My (Saturnalia Books, 2020); REALM SIXTY-FOUR (Ahsahta Press, 2008), editor's choice for the Sawtooth Poetry Prize and finalist for the National Poetry Series; and Hush Sessions (Saturnalia, 2009), editor's choice for the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize. She's an associate professor of English at the University of Louisville. Kristi holds a PhD in Literature & Creative Writing from the University of Cincinnati and an MFA in Poetry from the University of Arizona.

Bright and Hurtless
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Bright and Hurtless

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. With robust syntax and a sense of humor, BRIGHT AND HURTLESS is committed to the discoveries made in the wild of association and remains optimistic about transformative powers made evident by language. Here, ear intersects with eye, intellec...

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Goners
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Goners

Green Linden Press

Winner of the Wishing Jewel Prize. The poems of GONERS are lipograms, an ancient form that demands certain letters be excluded when writing, in Maxwell’s case, the letters comprising the names of endangered animals. As she describes, “The poem ‘Che...

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PLAN/K
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PLAN/K

Horse Less Press

Poetry. Following in a long line of acts of piracy by women writers (Kathy Acker's Pussy, King of the Pirates), Kristi Maxwell proves herself a masterful ventriloquist. Slipping her hand into through a card game (Royalty), a children's book, histori...

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Re-
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Re-

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. These poem cycles explore relationships both human and linguistic. Responsive (and responses) to the multiple connections between words, the poems create a narrative where intimacy and sensuality are revealed in the spaces between: "Logic a ...

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Realm Sixty-Four
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Realm Sixty-Four

Ahsahta Press

Poetry. Taking its name from the literal field of the chessboard, Kristi Maxwell's first book explores the dynamics of engagement, both through and within language. These poems are interested in the strategies that interactions encompass—interaction...

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