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Author: Melissa Buzzeo

Melissa Buzzeo is the author of four full-length books: THE DEVASTATION (Nightboat Books, 2015), FOR WANT AND SOUND (Les Figues Press, 2013), FACE (BookThug, 2009), and WHAT BEGAN US (Leon Works, 2007). She has taught at Brown University, the University of Iowa, and Naropa University, and currently teaches at Pratt Institute. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

The Devastation
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The Devastation

Nightboat Books

Poetry. THE DEVASTATION, a performance novel or poem, is based on the fallibility of a single image: a sea-wreck in language, the lovers on the floor of the sea, a sea of poetry, current, currency, connection—the world. How do we value "impoverished...

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Face
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Face

Book*hug

Poetry. "FACE is an archae book written both 'after and before.' Recessive narrative events--faces surfacing, twinned with wet surfaces, gone--are released as agents, as saturations of tone and line. 'Inside and out of passage,' Melissa Buzzeo forms...

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For Want and Sound
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For Want and Sound

Les Figues Press

Poetry. LGBT Studies. Melissa Buzzeo's FOR WANT AND SOUND is a philosophical lyric in two parts. Part I, Book, is fashioned from a series of testimonial statements investigating boundarylessness—in language, in body, in different states of being, in...

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What Began Us
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What Began Us

Leon Works

Poetry. Melissa Buzzeo's WHAT BEGAN US is a story of portraiture, a philosophy of the book, and the retrieval of a fifteen-year-old girl from the ruins of an unnamed (unnameable) event. This unsettling work builds out of the debris of fractionated m...

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