Poetry. Like the contradictory forces convened in its title, THE AVALANCHE PATH IN SUMMER evokes both place and time, a history and the rupture of history, in a landscape structured by word and rock, torn by drought and fire and a body's failings, where poems resemble the mountains—and the lifetime of mountain walking—they represent, and whose representation they alternately embrace and disown.
Susan Tichy is the author of four titles from Ahsahta Press: THE AVALANCHE PATH IN SUMMER (2019), TRAFFICKE (2015), GALLOWGLASS (2010), and BONE PAGODA (2007). She is also the author of A Smell of Burning Starts the Day, and The Hands in Exile, a National Poetry Series title. Her poems, collaborations, and mixed- genre works have been widely published in the US and Britain, and have been recognized by numerous awards. She teaches in the MFA and BFA programs at George Mason University.Author City: FAIRFAX, VA USA