The Network

The Network Cover

The Network

By Jena Osman; Prageeta Sharma (Selected by)

Fence Books, Paperback, 9781934200407, 118pp.

Publication Date: November 9, 2010


A practitioner of socio-literary engagement continues her investigations in this network of connective texts.

About the Author
Jena Osman's recent books of poetry include CORPORATE RELATIONS (Burning Deck, 2014), Public Figures (Wesleyan Press, 2012) and THE NETWORK (Fence Books, 2010), which was selected for the 2009 National Poetry Series. Other books include AN ESSAY IN ASTERISKS (Roof Books) and The Character (Beacon Press). She co-edits the CHAINLINKS book series with Juliana Spahr, and teaches in the MFA Creative Writing program at Temple University in Philadelphia.

The first-generation child of a South Asian immigrant family and a native of Framingham, Massachusetts, Prageeta Sharma is the author of BLISS TO FILL (Subpress, 2000), THE OPENING QUESTION (Fence Books, 2004; selected by Peter Gizzi for the 2004 Fence Modern Poets Prize), INFAMOUS LANDSCAPES (Fence Books, 2007), and UNDERGLOOM (Fence Books, 2013). She is also the recipient of the 2010 Howard Foundation Grant. Sharma is associate professor and director of the creative writing program at the University of Montana.