Poetry. Allusive, oracular, heretical, brash, learned, apocalyptic, astronomical, funny, lustful, and deceptively wise, Anthony Madrid's long-awaited first collection, I AM YOUR SLAVE NOW DO WHAT I SAY, is a book of ghazals that assault conventions while often reading like deranged love letters.
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Anthony Madrid was born in 1968, raised in Maryland. He is the author of three other full-length books of poetry: I AM YOUR SLAVE NOW DO WHAT I SAY (Canarium Books, 2012), TRY NEVER (Canarium Books, 2017), and THERE WAS AN OLD MAN WITH A SPRINGBOK (Prelude Books, 2019). He lives in Victoria, Texas with Nadya Pittendrigh.