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Author: Lia Purpura

Lia Purpura is the author of four collections of poetry, including It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful (Penguin/Viking, 2015), King Baby (Alice James Books, 2008), Stone Sky Lifting (Ohio State University Press, 2000), and The Brighter the Veil (Orchises Press, 1996). In addition, she has authored three collections of essays: Rough Likeness (Sarabande Press, 2011), On Looking (Sarabande Press, 2006), and Increase (University of Georgia, 2000). A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (for On Looking), she has also been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEA Fellowship, a Fulbright Foundation Fellowship, three Pushcart Prizes, a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, and multiple residencies and fellowships at the MacDowell Colony. Purpura is Writer in Residence at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, in Baltimore, MD and teaches at the Rainier Writing Workshop in Tacoma, WA.

Scream (or never minding)
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Scream (or never minding)

Literary House Press

Literary Nonfiction. Art. "Once you really see a thing...it's hard to unsee," Lia Purpura cautions in an essay that asks us to pay attention to a world abundant with objects. While others may wish to possess these things, consume them, or else throw...

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