Literary Nonfiction. Poetry History & Criticism. Memoir. Moxley's detailed and lushly written memoir is set largely in San Diego and follows her life thus far from childhood to marriage. Consistently focused on poetry and poets, it dwells on the curious ways Americans now find their way into the literary life.There was a secret force deep in my psyche which, like a Cold War double agent, worked in tandem with my insecurity, a sort of wicked interior spy that emerged at the most inopportune moments to make sport of all my fears and fill me with crippling self-doubt as regards my natural fitness to live the life of the mind.
Jennifer Moxley is a poet, essayist, and translator. She lives in Maine with her husband Steve Evans. Her recent books include FOR THE GOOD OF ALL, DO NOT DESTROY THE BIRDS: ESSAYS (Flood Editions, 2021), DRUTHERS (Flood Editions, 2018), THE OPEN SECRET (Flood Editions, 2014) THER ARE THINGS WE LIVE AMONG (Flood Editions, 2012), and CLAMPDOWN (Flood Editions, 2009).Author City: ORONO, ME USA