Poetry. Cynthia Marie Hoffman's poetry chapbook explores memory, family history, loss, and selfhood through a hypnotic and airtight series of prose poems whose focus and singularity bloom from every page. Hoffman's finely honed powers of observation and personal prophecy propel this collection to a stunning conclusion that readers will not soon forget.
Cynthia Marie Hoffman is the author of Sightseer, winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry, and the forthcoming Paper Doll Fetus. Hoffman has been a Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, the recipient of a Wisconsin Arts Board Individual Artist Fellowship, and a Director's Guest at the Civitella Ranieri Center in Italy. Her work has appeared in Pleiades, Mid-American Review, Vinyl Poetry, Heavy Feather Review, diode, and elsewhere. Author City: MADISON, WI USA