Poetry. "Linda Russo speaks for and to this 'girl cold' spacetime, in blazes and remedies, with mirth—scholarly and civic, this work divines."—Elizabeth Treadwell
Linda Russo [inhabitorypoetics.blogspot.com] lives and writes mostly in the inland northwestern US within walking distance from her back door. She is the author of three books of poetry: MIRTH (Chax Press, 2006), MEANING TO GO TO THE ORIGIN IN SOME WAY (Shearsman Books, 2015) and PARTICIPANT (Lost Roads Press, 2016), winner of the Bessmilr Brigham Poets Prize. TO THINK OF HER WRITING AS AWASH IN LIGHT, a collection of hybrid-lyric essay exploring literary material geographies, was selected by John D'Agata as winner of the Subito Press Lyric Essay Prize. Her poems have appeared in the anthology Make It True: Poetry from Cascadia, and in magazines such as Interim, Journal of Poetics Research, Omniverse, and Tears in the Fence. Scholarly essays have appeared in Among Friends: Engendering the Social Site of Poetry (University of Iowa Press) and other edited collections, and as the preface of Joanne Kyger's ABOUT NOW: COLLECTED POEMS (National Poetry Foundation).
Author City: PULLMAN, WA USA