Poetry. Composed in a hybrid form that braids personal narrative with philosophical reflections, Sabrina Dalla Valle's book ponders the complexities of human communication and perception. It time-travels from the historical present to the ancient past through the reverberating voices of the oldest known thinkers. Along the way, it reaches out to mirrored existences that are as fathomless as the infinitesimal connections between our cells. In her desert journal, philosopher's notes take the form of old chants and tales that emerge anew as thought-scapes embodying a timeless ritual of gazing at the gods.
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Sabrina Dalla Valle received her BA in Anthropology from Reed College and her MFA in Writing and Consciousness from New College of California in San Francisco. Her writing has been anthologized in The Best of Kore Press 2012 Poems (Kore Press, 2013), Alchemical Traditions (Numen Books, 2013), and has appeared in numerous journals including New York Quarterly, Gently Read Literature, Caketrain, and jmww. Sabrina lives in Los Angeles where she teaches writing and consciousness studies. Winner of Kelsey Street Press' inaugural Firsts! contest in 2013, 7 DAYS AND NIGHTS IN THE DESERT (TRACING THE ORIGIN) (Kelsey Street Press, 2013) is Sabrina Dalla Valle's first full-length book. Author City: BURBANK, CA USA