Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Edited by Rod Smith & Jen Hofer. Contributors: Rae Armantrout, Carla Billitteri, Jack Collom, Jean Day, Patrick Durgin, Kate Fagan, Carla Harryman, Lyn Hejinian, Kevin Killian, Katy Lederer, Pamela Lu, Laura Moriarty, Peter Nicholls, Lisa Robertson, Kit Robinson, Leslie Scalapino, Gerhard Schultz, Ron Silliman, Anne Tardos, Jalal Toufic, Rosmarie Waldrop, Barrett Watten, & Tim Wood. Cover art by Tom Raworth. A career-spanning multi-genre compendium of work by and about poet Lyn Hejinian, one of today's most celebrated and influential avant- gardists. Through a variety of approaches—philosophical, scholarly, and experimental—AERIAL 10 documents and explores her forty-plus years of poetic and theoretical writings. A 464 page volume including poetry, essays, interviews, and letters by Hejinian, as well as essays, poetry, and collaborations by contemporary poets and critics. This book is a must have for anyone interested in modern poetry and poetics.
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Lyn Hejinian is a poet, essayist, teacher, and translator. Her most recent published book of poetry is THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND EYES (Omnidawn, 2012). Other books include A BORDER COMEDY (Granary Books, 2001), SLOWLY and THE BEGINNER (both published by Tuumba Press, 2002), THE FATALIST (Omnidawn, 2003), and SAGA/CIRCUS (Omnidawn, 2008). The University of California Press published a collection of her essays entitled The Language of Inquiry in 2000. Translations of her work have been published in China, Denmark, Finland, France, Holland, Italy, Japan, Russia, Serbia, Spain, and Sweden. She is currently serving as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. She teaches in the English Department at the University of California, Berkeley, and is the Chair of the UC-Berkeley Solidarity Alliance, an activist coalition of union representatives, workers, staff, students, and faculty fighting to maintain the accessibility and affordability of public higher education in California.Author City: BERKELEY, CA USA