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Author: Sandy Florian

Of Colombian and Puerto Rican descent, Sandy Florian was born in New York and raised in Latin America. She is the author of six books of hybrid prose: TELESCOPE (Action Books, 2006), 32 Pedals & 47 Stops (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2007), THE TREE OF NO (Action Books, 2008), PRELUDE TO AIR FROM WATER (Elixir Press, 2010), ON WONDERLAND & WASTE (Sidebrow Press, 2010), and BOXING THE COMPASS (Noemi Press, 2013). She has been awarded a residency at Caldera Arts and a writer's grant supported residency at the Vermont Studio Center, as well as literary prizes from Elixir Press, New Voices, and Brown University. She lives in Morgantown, West Virginia, where she is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Nonwestern Literature and Creative Writing at West Virginia University. She also serves as one of the "other" editors for Tarpaulin Sky Journal.

Boxing the Compass
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Boxing the Compass

Noemi Press

Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. "This novella of compressed, accreting, hungry paragraphs is full of sparkling diction and pinching rhythms; mysteriously, it silhouettes its interlocking motifs. Geography, family sadness, facts about the Old and New...

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On Wonderland & Waste
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On Wonderland & Waste

Sidebrow Books

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Sandy Florian's ON WONDERLAND & WASTE is a novel in narratives bent on exposing the mind as an instrument of language "not entirely there." Featuring full-color collages by Alexis Anne Mackenzie, these 12 lyrical medit...

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Prelude to Air from Water
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Prelude to Air from Water

Elixir Press

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. PRELUDE TO AIR AND WATER by Sandy Florian is the winner of the editor's prize in the Tenth Annual Elixir Press Poetry Awards. It is an extraordinary collection of prose poetry that transcends both poetry and prose."In ...

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Telescope
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Telescope

Action Books

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. "In her marvelous debut, Florian tackles the 'clang and bang' of our inattention with a linguistic instrument so fine the pages appear to have been etched. Think Dürer offering up the bits and achingly rich pieces of h...

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The Tree of No
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The Tree of No

Action Books

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. "Beastly I fall at Adam under the shade." Sandy Florian's second book dilates under Milton's Forbidden Tree, plumbing God's unjustifiable ways, and Man's. In a world made from scratch, eros and artifice, thanatos and t...

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