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Author: Amy King

Amy King is the author of the poetry collection, THE MISSING MUSEUM, co-winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. King also joins the ranks of Ann Patchett, Eleanor Roosevelt & Rachel Carson as the recipient of the 2015 Women's National Book Association Award. She serves on the executive board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and is currently co–editing with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology, Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She is also co–editing the anthology, Bettering American Poetry 2015, and is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.

I Want to Make You Safe
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I Want to Make You Safe

Litmus Press

Poetry. LGBT Studies. "Amy King's poems seem to encompass all that we think of as the 'natural' world, i.e., sex, sun, love, rotting, hatching, dreaming, especially in the wonderful long poem 'This Opera of Peace.' She brings these abstractions to b...

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I'm the Man Who Loves You
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I'm the Man Who Loves You

BlazeVOX books

Poetry. "Amy King's mercurial poems capture the instability of cultural, sexual, and poetic identity. In the circuitry of her illuminated, incongruous, but somehow perfectly apt details, 'the alien befits us.' With a nod to Gertrude Stein and Fernan...

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The Missing Museum
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The Missing Museum

Tarpaulin Sky Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. LGBT Studies. Nothing that is complicated may ever be simplified, but rather catalogued, cherished, exposed. THE MISSING MUSEUM spans art, physics & the spiritual, including poems that converse with the sublime and ethereal....

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Slaves to Do These Things
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Slaves to Do These Things

BlazeVOX books

Poetry. LGBT Studies. "'I'm portable. My mind travels / the verse and valleys of whole people' says the poet. Correct! Readers of this book will discover their own memories. They will melt in them, amazed, lullabied, dramatized, shocked that they ex...

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