Poetry. Essay. Cross-Genre. In a combination of discourse and lyric, paragraph and couplet, Bay Area poet and novelist Laura Moriarty explicates the poetics of a group of writers that resists categorization. This book-length essay uses the work of the California Tonalist painters to articulate new understanding and new possibilities for poetic practice.
http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Moriarty.phpMark Wallace @ Thinking Againtext + video: "Where Shadows Will"@ PBS's Art Beat
Laura Moriarty's recent books are PERSONAL VOLCANO (2019), Verne & Lemurian Objects (2017), The Fugitive Notebook (2014), WHO THAT DIVINES (2014), A TONALIST (2010), A Semblance: Selected and New Poems, 1975-2007, and the novel ULTRAVIOLETA (2006). Her awards include Poetry Center Book Award, a Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation Award in Poetry, a New Langton Arts Award in Literature and a Fund for Poetry grant. She lives in Richmond, California.Author City: RICHMOND, CA USA