Poetry. "Sense is made and remade word for word in Karen Mac Cormack's THE TONGUE MOVES TALK. Exquisitely refractory, incessantly modulating, sumptuously uttering, these poems attain a state of aesthetic grace without recourse to hooks or props"--Charles Bernstein.
Born in Luanshya, Zambia, Karen Mac Cormack's most recent book is the polybiography IMPLEXURES (COMPLETE EDITION), published by Chax Press and West House Books in 2008. Her poetry appears in various national and international anthologies including PRISMATIC PUBLICS, Another Language, and Out of Everywhere. Her work is also the subject of numerous essays, most recently in ANTIPHONIES: ESSAYS ON WOMEN'S EXPERIMENTAL POETRIES IN CANADA (The Gig, 2008). Selections of her poetry have been translated into French, Portuguese, Swedish, and Norwegian. A resident of Toronto for many years she currently lives in the USA where she teaches at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Author City: BUFFALO, NY USA