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Author: CA Conrad

CAConrad is the author of WHILE STANDING IN LINE FOR DEATH (Wave Books, 2017), ECODEVIANCE (Wave Books, 2014), A BEAUTIFUL MARSUPIAL AFTERNOON: NEW (SOMA)TICS (Wave Books, 2012), THE BOOK OF FRANK (Wave Books, 2010/Chax Press, 2009), Advanced Elvis Course (Soft Skull Press, 2009), (SOMA)TIC MIDGE (Faux Press, 2008), Deviant Propulsion (Soft Skull Press, 2006), and a collaboration with poet Frank Sherlock titled THE CITY REAL & IMAGINED (Factory School, 2010). A 2014 Lannan Fellow, a 2013 MacDowell Fellow, and a 2011 Pew Fellow, he also conducts workshops on (Soma)tic poetry and Ecopoetics. ECODEVIANCE was the winner of the 2015 Believer Magazine Book Award.

A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon: New (Soma)tics
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A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon: New (Soma)tics

Wave Books

Poetry. Since their 2005 inception, CAConrad's (Soma)tic exercises have been summoning the whole spectrum of human experience in the name of poetry. A BEAUTIFUL MARSUPIAL AFTERNOON collects 27 new and previously published exercises and their emergin...

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The Book of Frank
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The Book of Frank

Wave Books

Poetry. Winner of the 2009 Gil Ott Book Award, this expanded edition of THE BOOK OF FRANK features additional "Frank" poems and an essay by Eileen Myles. Praised by poet Anne Waldman as a "voyeuresque surreal portrait," THE BOOK OF FRANK is also, in...

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Circle M
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Circle M

Counterpath Press

Poetry. LGBT Studies. CA Conrad did 36 rituals a day for 36 days in Marfa, Texas, taking notes between each ritual, the notes harvested later for the poems contained here in CIRCLE M. Some of these rituals include watching 36 installments (about 5 m...

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ECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness
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ECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness

Wave Books

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. LGBT Studies. CAConrad's ECODEVIANCE contains twenty-three new (Soma)tic writing exercises and rituals, plus their resulting poems. These exercises, unorthodox steps in the writing process, work to break the reader and w...

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While Standing in Line for Death
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While Standing in Line for Death

Wave Books

Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. Winner of the 2018 Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Poetry. After his boyfriend Earth's murder, CAConrad was looking for a (Soma)tic poetry ritual to overcome his depression. This new book of 18 rituals and their resulting...

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