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Author: Jennifer Firestone

Jennifer Firestone is the author of five books of poetry and four chapbooks including STORY (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2019), TEN, (BlazeVOX [books], 2019), GATES & FIELDS (Belladonna*, 2017), FLASHES (Shearsman Books, 2013), HOLIDAY (Shearsman Books, 2008), Swimming Pool (DoubleCross Press), Waves (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs), from Flashes and snapshot (Sona Books) and Fanimaly (Dusie Kollektiv). She co- edited, with Dana Teen Lomax, LETTERS TO POETS: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT POETICS, POLITICS, AND COMMUNITY (Saturnalia Books, 2008) and is collaborating with Marcella Durand on a book about feminist avant-garde poetics. Firestone has work anthologized in KINDERGARDE: AVANT-GARDE POEMS, PLAYS, STORIES, AND SONGS FOR CHILDREN (Black Radish Books, 2013) and Building is a Process / Light is an Element: essays and excursions for Myung Mi Kim. She won the 2014 Marsh Hawk Press' Robert Creeley Memorial Prize. Firestone is an Associate Professor of Literary Studies at the New School's Eugene Lang College and is also the Director of their Academic Fellows pedagogy program.

Flashes
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Flashes

Shearsman Books

Poetry. Reflections on the individual and community flash in this urban web of buildings, technology and news bits, where the "city" looms and the inhabitants submit. Bits and pieces of Abu Ghraib, the Iraq war and 9/11 will be recognized, along wit...

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Gates & Fields
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Gates & Fields

Belladonna*

Poetry. Women's Studies. In dialogue with Emily Dickinson and other voices from the past, GATES & FIELDS maps a poetics of meditation and disjuncture, where loss is inconceivable and language, faith, and the rituals of grief fall short. GATES & FIEL...

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Holiday
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Holiday

Shearsman Books

Poetry. While ostensibly documenting a European vacation, HOLIDAY interrogates historical narratives and artistic representations, examining patriarchal and nepotistic political and religious connections that are repackaged into the souvenir experie...

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Story
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Story

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. There is a STORY at a beach. There is a couple evolving and devolving inside a new fangled form of the couplet. There is the landscape: the ocean, sand, and sun that language flails in trying to recreate. "The beach reached for them but slip...

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Ten
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Ten

BlazeVOX [books]

Poetry. Women's Studies. "Using her recovering body as a constraint for poetic inspiration, Jennifer Firestone has written poems that are limpid, elemental, tranquil, and full of light."—Cathy Park Hong"For poets, constraints are a bucket dipped int...

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